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Thomas Couture

1815 - 1879

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Thomas Couture (French pronunciation: [tɔma kutyʁ]; 21 December 1815 – 30 March 1879) was a French history painter and teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Couture has received more than 163,190 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Thomas Couture is the 300th most popular painter (up from 338th in 2019), the 952nd most popular biography from France (up from 1,102nd in 2019) and the 69th most popular French Painter.

Thomas Couture was a French painter who is most famous for his portraits of society figures and royalty.

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Among painters, Thomas Couture ranks 300 out of 1,421Before him are Frans Snyders, Marie Bashkirtseff, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Salaì, and François Gérard. After him are Masolino da Panicale, Viktor Vasnetsov, Horace Vernet, Karel van Mander, Pieter Aertsen, and Francesco Albani.

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Among people born in 1815, Thomas Couture ranks 8Before him are John Bosco, George Boole, Ada Lovelace, Karl Weierstrass, Otto of Greece, and Adolph Menzel. After him are Johann Jakob Bachofen, Louis-Jules Trochu, Julia Margaret Cameron, Ildefons Cerdà, Ľudovít Štúr, and Ernest Meissonier. Among people deceased in 1879, Thomas Couture ranks 8Before him are Bernadette Soubirous, Honoré Daumier, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Adolf Anderssen, and Gottfried Semper. After him are Albrecht von Roon, Julia Margaret Cameron, Maria Teresa of Savoy, Charles De Coster, Sher Ali Khan, and Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville.

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In France

Among people born in France, Thomas Couture ranks 952 out of 6,011Before him are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Louise Michel (1830), Pierre Janet (1859), Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (1145), Charles III, Prince of Monaco (1818), and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889). After him are Gilbert Bécaud (1927), Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789), André Michel Lwoff (1902), Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790), Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), and Marie Laforêt (1939).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Thomas Couture ranks 69Before him are Henri Fantin-Latour (1836), Jacques Callot (1592), Balthus (1908), Martin Schongauer (1450), Paul Delaroche (1797), and James Tissot (1836). After him are Horace Vernet (1789), Séraphine Louis (1864), Léon Bonnat (1833), Jan Gossaert (1478), Émile Bernard (1868), and Claude Joseph Vernet (1714).