Adriaen de Vries

1556 - 1626

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Adriaen de Vries (c.1556–1626) was a Northern Mannerist sculptor born in the Netherlands but working in Central Europe, whose international style crossed the threshold to the Baroque; he excelled in refined modelling and bronze casting and in the manipulation of patina and became the most famous European sculptor of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adriaen de Vries has received more than 40,418 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Adriaen de Vries is the 51st most popular sculptor (down from 48th in 2019), the 211th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 157th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Adriaen de Vries ranks 51 out of 190Before him are Andrea della Robbia, Chares of Lindos, Tilman Riemenschneider, Bernardo Rossellino, Robert Smithson, and César Manrique. After him are Isamu Noguchi, Ageladas, Étienne Maurice Falconet, Antenor, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, and Wäinö Aaltonen.

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Among people born in 1556, Adriaen de Vries ranks 5Before him are Anne Hathaway, Carlo Maderno, Joseph Calasanz, and Sophia Brahe. After him are Otto van Veen, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Paul Bril, Isaac Oliver, and Philipp Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1626, Adriaen de Vries ranks 7Before him are Francis Bacon, Nurhaci, Willebrord Snellius, John Dowland, Ernst von Mansfeld, and William V, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Isabella of Savoy, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Pietro Cataldi, and Théophile de Viau.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Adriaen de Vries ranks 211 out of 1,209Before him are Willem Drees (1886), Jacob Clemens non Papa (1510), Anton Geesink (1934), C. C. Catch (1964), Peter Bosz (1963), and Jan Jongbloed (1940). After him are Matilda of Frisia (1024), Wim Suurbier (1945), Saskia Sassen (1947), Erwin Koeman (1961), Tiësto (1969), and Joan Blaeu (1596).

Among SCULPTORS In Netherlands

Among sculptors born in Netherlands, Adriaen de Vries ranks 2Before him are Claus Sluter (1340). After him are Hendrick de Keyser (1565).