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Victorine Meurent

1844 - 1927

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Victorine-Louise Meurent (also Meurant; February 18, 1844 – March 17, 1927) was a French painter and a model for painters. Although she is best known as the favorite model of Édouard Manet, she was an artist in her own right who regularly exhibited at the prestigious Paris Salon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victorine Meurent has received more than 410,753 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Victorine Meurent is the 774th most popular painter (up from 843rd in 2019), the 2,290th most popular biography from France (up from 2,406th in 2019) and the 138th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Victorine Meurent ranks 774 out of 1,421Before her are Jan van der Heyden, Francesco Botticini, Franz von Lenbach, George Stubbs, Herri met de Bles, and Heinrich Aldegrever. After her are Albert van Ouwater, Hendrick van Balen the Elder, Isaak Brodsky, Mariano Fortuny, Thomas Rowlandson, and Gabriel von Max.

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Among people born in 1844, Victorine Meurent ranks 42Before her are Eduard Strasburger, Louis Riel, Minna Canth, Thomas Eakins, Joshua Slocum, and Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After her are Vasily Polenov, George W. De Long, Édouard Branly, Princess Françoise of Orléans, Édouard Drumont, and Carl Hagenbeck. Among people deceased in 1927, Victorine Meurent ranks 51Before her are Inayat Khan, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, Lizzie Borden, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, and Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov. After her are Ion I. C. Brătianu, Stanisław Przybyszewski, Vasily Polenov, Ottavio Bottecchia, Robert Fuchs, and Gustave Whitehead.

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In France

Among people born in France, Victorine Meurent ranks 2,290 out of 6,011Before her are Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria (1374), Jean Lafitte (1776), Pierre Henry (1927), Jacques Amyot (1513), Honoré d'Urfé (1567), and Saint Martial (300). After her are Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval (1851), Violette Leduc (1907), Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant (1797), Jean-Baptiste Denys (1643), Hans von Salmuth (1888), and Marguerite of Lorraine (1615).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Victorine Meurent ranks 138Before her are Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Léon Cogniet (1794), Jean Fautrier (1898), Jules Breton (1827), Maximilien Luce (1858), and Pierre Soulages (1919). After her are Jean-Paul Laurens (1838), Roman Opałka (1931), Sébastien Bourdon (1616), Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1768), Nicolas Lancret (1690), and Joseph-Marie Vien (1716).