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 98,466 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jean Clouet is the 412th most popular painter (up from 463rd in 2019), the 1,288th most popular biography from France (up from 1,413th in 2019) and the 84th 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 412 out of 1,428Before him are Vasily Perov, Fernand Khnopff, Anselm Kiefer, Michael Pacher, Albert Anker, and Nicolai Abildgaard. After him are Lorenzo Costa, Enrique Simonet, Wilhelm Busch, Wolf Vostell, Antonis Mor, and Paul Gachet.

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Among people born in 1480, Jean Clouet ranks 18Before him are Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Palma Vecchio, Dosso Dossi, and Gazi Husrev-beg. After him are Marcantonio Raimondi, Sebastián de Belalcázar, Juan de Grijalva, Pir Sultan Abdal, Herri met de Bles, and Pedro Damiano. Among people deceased in 1541, Jean Clouet ranks 8Before him are Francisco Pizarro, Margaret Tudor, Johann Georg Faust, Pedro de Alvarado, Gazi Husrev-beg, and Francysk Skaryna. After him are Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Bernard van Orley, Andreas Karlstadt, Fernando de Rojas, and Juan de Valdés.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Clouet ranks 1,288 out of 5,234Before him are Ernest Gellner (1925), John III of Navarre (1477), Odile of Alsace (662), Benedict of Aniane (750), Charles Péguy (1873), and Antoine Destutt de Tracy (1754). After him are Pierre Larousse (1817), Michel Verne (1861), Louis, Count of Évreux (1276), François Louis, Prince of Conti (1664), Nicolas Chauvin (1790), and Nicolas Leblanc (1742).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean Clouet ranks 84Before him are François Clouet (1510), Yves Tanguy (1900), Léon Bonnat (1833), Marie Laurencin (1883), Albert Marquet (1875), and Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827). After him are Paul Gachet (1828), Jean-Marc Nattier (1685), André Masson (1896), Eva Gonzalès (1849), Édouard Vuillard (1868), and Eugène Atget (1857).