Joseph Anton Koch

1768 - 1839

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Joseph Anton Koch (27 July 1768 – 12 January 1839) was an Austrian painter of Neoclassicism and later the German Romantic movement; he is perhaps the most significant neoclassical landscape painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Anton Koch has received more than 77,596 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Joseph Anton Koch is the 808th most popular painter (down from 746th in 2019), the 469th most popular biography from Austria (down from 412th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Austrian Painter.

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Among painters, Joseph Anton Koch ranks 808 out of 1,428Before him are Marie-Guillemine Benoist, Benjamin West, Giampietrino, Claude Gillot, Françoise Gilot, and Effie Gray. After him are Mariano Fortuny, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Jean-Paul Laurens, Naji al-Ali, and Carle Vernet.

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Among people born in 1768, Joseph Anton Koch ranks 21Before him are Jean-Robert Argand, Peter Wittgenstein, Nakşidil Sultan, Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, and Marie-Guillemine Benoist. After him are Kaʻahumanu, Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, Jacques Lauriston, Infanta Mariana Victoria of Portugal, Elizabeth Monroe, and Dolley Madison. Among people deceased in 1839, Joseph Anton Koch ranks 16Before him are Princess Marie of Orléans, Charlotte Bonaparte, Milan Obrenović II, Prince of Serbia, Joseph Fesch, Ferdinando Paer, and Aloysia Weber. After him are Mikhail Speransky, Gaspard de Prony, Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths, William Murdoch, Lady Hester Stanhope, and Dorothea von Schlegel.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Joseph Anton Koch ranks 469 out of 1,075Before him are Guido Starhemberg (1657), Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria (1917), Johann Strauss III (1866), Joseph Mohr (1792), Johannes Mario Simmel (1924), and Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti (1735). After him are Karl Menger (1902), Archduke Ferdinand Karl of Austria (1868), Erich Fried (1921), Karl Schäfer (1909), Paul Neumann (1875), and Johann Nestroy (1801).

Among PAINTERS In Austria

Among painters born in Austria, Joseph Anton Koch ranks 13Before him are Hans Makart (1840), Peter Fendi (1796), Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (1793), Friedrich von Amerling (1803), Wolf Huber (1485), and Moritz von Schwind (1804). After him are Ernst Fuchs (1930), Maria Wodzińska (1819), Otto Muehl (1925), Rudolf von Alt (1812), Franz Defregger (1835), and Josef Kriehuber (1800).