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Jean Fouquet

1420 - 1480

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Jean (or Jehan) Fouquet (ca.1420–1481) was a French painter and miniaturist. A master of panel painting and manuscript illumination, and the apparent inventor of the portrait miniature, he is considered one of the most important painters from the period between the late Gothic and early Renaissance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Fouquet has received more than 268,947 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Jean Fouquet is the 139th most popular painter (down from 121st in 2019), the 442nd most popular biography from France (down from 352nd in 2019) and the 38th most popular French Painter.

Jean Fouquet was a French painter who is most famous for his portrait of Charles the Bold.

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Among painters, Jean Fouquet ranks 139 out of 1,421Before him are Robert Delaunay, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Man Ray, Andrea del Sarto, Fernand Léger, and Pontormo. After him are Théodore Rousseau, André Derain, Alexandre Cabanel, Robert Campin, Jean Dubuffet, and Hugo van der Goes.

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Among people born in 1420, Jean Fouquet ranks 2Before him is Tomás de Torquemada. After him are Benozzo Gozzoli, Andrea del Castagno, George of Poděbrady, Mahmud Pasha Angelović, Sesshū Tōyō, João Vaz Corte-Real, Abdal-Latif Mirza, Agostino Barbarigo, Barthélemy d'Eyck, and Nicolas Jenson. Among people deceased in 1480, Jean Fouquet ranks 1After him are René of Anjou, Jan Długosz, Justus van Gent, Nicolas Jenson, Uhwudong, Antonio Vivarini, Tristão Vaz Teixeira, Basarab the Old, and Frederick I, Count Palatine of Simmern.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Fouquet ranks 442 out of 6,011Before him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881), Marquis de Condorcet (1743), Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France (1781), Jacques Tati (1907), Louis III of France (863), and Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662). After him are Napoléon Louis Bonaparte (1804), Carloman I (751), Gaspard II de Coligny (1519), Charles Richet (1850), W. Somerset Maugham (1874), and Théodore Rousseau (1812).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean Fouquet ranks 38Before him are Gustave Moreau (1826), Charles Le Brun (1619), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Odilon Redon (1840), Robert Delaunay (1885), and Fernand Léger (1881). After him are Théodore Rousseau (1812), André Derain (1880), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), Robert Campin (1375), Jean Dubuffet (1901), and Maurice Utrillo (1883).