Sophie Gengembre Anderson

1823 - 1903

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Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823 – 10 March 1903) was a French-born British artist who specialised in genre painting of children and women, typically in rural settings. She began her career as a lithographer and painter of portraits, collaborating with Walter Anderson on portraits of American Episcopal bishops. Her work, Elaine, was the first public collection purchase of a woman artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sophie Gengembre Anderson has received more than 113,261 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Sophie Gengembre Anderson is the 725th most popular painter (down from 574th in 2019), the 2,111th most popular biography from France (down from 1,677th in 2019) and the 128th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Sophie Gengembre Anderson ranks 725 out of 1,428Before her are Roberto Matta, Antonio Vivarini, Arthur Rackham, Francesco Squarcione, Will Sampson, and John Collier. After her are Sigmar Polke, Jean Malouel, Giovanna Garzoni, Sebastiaen Vrancx, Giovanni Pietro Bellori, and Ni Zan.

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Among people born in 1823, Sophie Gengembre Anderson ranks 26Before her are Charles I of Württemberg, Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria, Théodore de Banville, Gotthold Eisenstein, Kurmangazy Sagyrbaev, and Ante Starčević. After her are Konstantin Ushinsky, Joseph Monier, Jean Chacornac, Katsu Kaishū, Carl Wilhelm Siemens, and Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. Among people deceased in 1903, Sophie Gengembre Anderson ranks 25Before her are Draga Mašin, Vasily Dokuchaev, Marcel Renault, Richard Jordan Gatling, Sabino Arana, and Hans Gude. After her are Gaston Paris, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, William Ernest Henley, Rudolf Lipschitz, Béni Kállay, and James Glaisher.

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In France

Among people born in France, Sophie Gengembre Anderson ranks 2,111 out of 5,234Before her are Lambert Wilson (1958), Renée Simonot (1911), Edmond Locard (1877), Marc Augé (1935), Guillaume Le Gentil (1725), and Philip I, Count of Savoy (1207). After her are Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant (1797), Sébastien Érard (1752), Ferdinand Hérold (1791), Jean Hyppolite (1907), Patrick Devedjian (1944), and Guibert of Nogent (1055).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Sophie Gengembre Anderson ranks 128Before her are Louise Abbéma (1853), François-Édouard Picot (1786), Narcisse Virgilio Díaz (1807), Sébastien Bourdon (1616), Louis Anquetin (1861), and Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767). After her are Eugène Carrière (1849), Gustave Boulanger (1824), Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Eugène Fromentin (1820), and Adolphe Monticelli (1824).