Jean François de Troy

1679 - 1752

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Jean François de Troy (27 January 1679, Paris – 26 January 1752, Rome) was a French Rococo easel and fresco painter, draughtsman and tapestry designer. One of France's leading history painters in his time, he was equally successful with his decorative paintings, genre scenes and portraits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean François de Troy has received more than 60,338 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean François de Troy is the 856th most popular painter (up from 869th in 2019), the 2,435th most popular biography from France and the 152nd most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Jean François de Troy ranks 856 out of 1,428Before him are Alonso Berruguete, James Rosenquist, Georges Mathieu, Toriyama Sekien, Barent Fabritius, and Xia Gui. After him are Jean Hey, Christian Boltanski, Aert van der Neer, Jan Dirksz Both, Nicolae Grigorescu, and Mårten Eskil Winge.

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Among people born in 1679, Jean François de Troy ranks 8Before him are Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Woodes Rogers, Antonio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst. After him are Firmin Abauzit, Pietro Filippo Scarlatti, and Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1752, Jean François de Troy ranks 7Before him are Gabriel Cramer, Louis, Duke of Orléans, Henriette of France, Jacopo Amigoni, Giulio Alberoni, and Johann Christoph Pepusch. After him are Joseph Butler, Pietro Grimani, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg, William Whiston, and Daniel Marot.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean François de Troy ranks 2,435 out of 5,234Before him are Édouard Philippe (1970), Theobald I, Count of Blois (910), Germain Pilon (1525), Louis Massignon (1883), Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801), and André Téchiné (1943). After him are Amandus (600), Jean Fernel (1497), Daniel Buren (1938), Christian Boltanski (1944), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), and Rudi Garcia (1964).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Jean François de Troy ranks 152Before him are Carle Vernet (1758), Maximilien Luce (1858), Léon Cogniet (1794), Victorine Meurent (1844), Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin (1809), and Georges Mathieu (1921). After him are Christian Boltanski (1944), Paul Émile Chabas (1869), François-Xavier Fabre (1766), Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700), Jean-Baptiste van Loo (1684), and Joseph Ducreux (1735).