Martin Schongauer

1450 - 1491

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Martin Schongauer (c. 1450–53, Colmar – 2 February 1491, Breisach), also known as Martin Schön ("Martin beautiful") or Hübsch Martin ("pretty Martin") by his contemporaries, was an Alsatian engraver and painter. He was the most important printmaker north of the Alps before Albrecht Dürer, a younger artist who collected his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Schongauer has received more than 142,074 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Martin Schongauer is the 239th most popular painter (up from 249th in 2019), the 766th most popular biography from France (up from 794th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular French Painter.

Martin Schongauer is most famous for his engravings.

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Among painters, Martin Schongauer ranks 239 out of 1,428Before him are Lorenzo Lotto, H. R. Giger, Georges Rouault, Willem de Kooning, Joaquín Sorolla, and Lorenzo di Credi. After him are Giorgio Morandi, Piero di Cosimo, Carlo Crivelli, Hyacinthe Rigaud, Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark, and Giacomo Balla.

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Among people born in 1450, Martin Schongauer ranks 7Before him are Bartolomeu Dias, Hieronymus Bosch, Josquin des Prez, John Cabot, Luca Signorelli, and Kara Ahmed Pasha. After him are Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Gerard David, Yejong of Joseon, Francisco de Almeida, Diogo Dias, and Pêro da Covilhã. Among people deceased in 1491, Martin Schongauer ranks 1After him are Afonso, Prince of Portugal and William Caxton.

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In France

Among people born in France, Martin Schongauer ranks 766 out of 5,234Before him are Anne de Montmorency (1493), Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1725), Georges Rouault (1871), Louis Le Vau (1612), Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848), and Agnès Sorel (1422). After him are Alain-René Lesage (1668), Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans (1709), Juliette Gréco (1927), Prince Philippe, Count of Paris (1838), Girard Desargues (1591), and Childebert III (678).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Martin Schongauer ranks 62Before him are Aristide Maillol (1861), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Raoul Dufy (1877), Balthus (1908), and Georges Rouault (1871). After him are Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659), Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725), James Tissot (1836), Jacques Callot (1592), Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), and Simon Vouet (1590).