Thomas Couture

1815 - 1879

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Thomas Couture (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 134,170 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Thomas Couture is the 339th most popular painter (up from 356th in 2019), the 1,105th most popular biography from France (up from 1,128th in 2019) and the 76th 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 339 out of 1,428Before him are Meindert Hobbema, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Pietro Cavallini, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Lyonel Feininger, and Johann Friedrich Overbeck. After him are Joseph Wright of Derby, Konrad Witz, Bartholomeus Spranger, Bernardino Luini, Helene Schjerfbeck, and Federico Barocci.

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Among people born in 1815, Thomas Couture ranks 9Before him are Ada Lovelace, George Boole, Karl Weierstrass, Otto of Greece, Adolph Menzel, and Johann Jakob Bachofen. After him are Ildefons Cerdà, Louis-Jules Trochu, Julia Margaret Cameron, Ľudovít Štúr, Lorenz von Stein, and Ernest Meissonier. Among people deceased in 1879, Thomas Couture ranks 9Before him are Honoré Daumier, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Adolf Anderssen, Gottfried Semper, and Albrecht von Roon. After him are Julia Margaret Cameron, Maria Teresa of Savoy, Jón Sigurðsson, Charles De Coster, Heinrich Geißler, and August Bournonville.

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In France

Among people born in France, Thomas Couture ranks 1,105 out of 5,234Before him are Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry (1523), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Charles, Duke of Berry (1686), and Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737). After him are Antoine Meillet (1866), Jacques Cassini (1677), Ninon de l'Enclos (1620), Louise de Marillac (1591), Livilla (-13), and Jacques Perrin (1941).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Thomas Couture ranks 76Before him are Paul Delaroche (1797), Horace Vernet (1789), Séraphine Louis (1864), Jan Gossaert (1478), Émile Bernard (1868), and Pierre Mignard (1612). After him are Paul Sérusier (1864), François Clouet (1510), Yves Tanguy (1900), Léon Bonnat (1833), Marie Laurencin (1883), and Albert Marquet (1875).