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Jean Clouet

1480 - 1541

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Jean (or Janet) Clouet (1480–1541) was a miniaturist and painter who worked in France during the High Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Clouet has received more than 138,139 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Jean Clouet is the 449th most popular painter (down from 411th in 2019), the 1,439th most popular biography from France (down from 1,285th in 2019) and the 95th most popular French Painter.

Jean Clouet was a French painter and draftsman. He was born in Tours and died in Paris. He was the son of Jean Clouet, a painter and miniaturist who worked in Tours for the court of Francis I. Clouet was the most famous French artist of his time, and is best known for his portraits of the French court.

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Among painters, Jean Clouet ranks 449 out of 1,421Before him are Enrique Simonet, Matthäus Merian, Shitao, Edmund Leighton, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Mikhail Vrubel. After him are Hendrick ter Brugghen, Karel Appel, Vasily Surikov, Parrhasius, Jan Lievens, and Bernard van Orley.

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Among people born in 1480, Jean Clouet ranks 19Before him are Saint Cajetan, Palma Vecchio, Gazi Husrev-beg, Dosso Dossi, Marcantonio Raimondi, and Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire. After him are António de Abreu, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Juan de Grijalva, Pedro Damiano, Herri met de Bles, and Pir Sultan Abdal. Among people deceased in 1541, Jean Clouet ranks 10Before him are Johann Georg Faust, Pedro de Alvarado, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Francysk Skaryna, Gazi Husrev-beg, and Henry IV, Duke of Saxony. After him are Bernard van Orley, Thomas Culpeper, Andreas Karlstadt, Fernando de Rojas, Juan de Valdés, and Wolfgang Capito.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Clouet ranks 1,439 out of 6,011Before him are Victorinus (300), Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753), Laurent Schwartz (1915), Gabriel Bonnot de Mably (1709), Louis I, Count of Flanders (1304), and Victorien Sardou (1831). After him are Roger Etchegaray (1922), Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres (1840), Édouard Lucas (1842), Henri Dutilleux (1916), William Farel (1489), and François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean Clouet ranks 95Before him are François Clouet (1510), Jules Chéret (1836), Albert Marquet (1875), André Lhote (1885), Ernest Meissonier (1815), and Hubert Robert (1733). After him are Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (1749), Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774), Pierre Auguste Cot (1837), Arman (1928), Bernard Buffet (1928), and Françoise Gilot (1921).