PAINTER

Anthony van Dyck

1599 - 1641

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Sir Anthony van Dyck (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ˈdɛik], many variant spellings; 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England after success in the Southern Netherlands and Italy. The seventh child of Frans van Dyck, a wealthy Antwerp silk merchant, Anthony painted from an early age. He was successful as an independent painter in his late teens, and became a master in the Antwerp guild in 1618. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony van Dyck has received more than 868,824 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Anthony van Dyck is the 55th most popular painter (down from 48th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 9th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Belgian Painter.

Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish painter who was most famous for his portraits of European nobles.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Anthony van Dyck ranks 55 out of 1,428Before him are Egon Schiele, Kazimir Malevich, Andrea del Verrocchio, Georges Braque, Camille Pissarro, and Fra Angelico. After him are Jean-François Millet, Jackson Pollock, Paolo Veronese, J. M. W. Turner, Giorgione, and Diego Rivera.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1599, Anthony van Dyck ranks 3Before him are Diego Velázquez and Oliver Cromwell. After him are Pope Alexander VII, Francesco Borromini, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, Ottavio Piccolomini, Stefan Czarniecki, Andrea Sacchi, Pieter van Laer, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, and Robert Blake. Among people deceased in 1641, Anthony van Dyck ranks 1After him are Gwanghaegun of Joseon, Domenichino, Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Thomas Mun, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Jane Frances de Chantal, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, Johan Banér, Franciscus Gomarus, Pau Claris i Casademunt, and Adam van Noort.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Anthony van Dyck ranks 12 out of 899Before him are Clovis I (466), René Magritte (1898), Maurice Maeterlinck (1862), Andreas Vesalius (1514), Leopold II of Belgium (1835), and Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908). After him are Orlande de Lassus (1534), Gerardus Mercator (1512), Philip I of Castile (1478), Frans Hals (1582), Albert II of Belgium (1934), and Georges Simenon (1903).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Anthony van Dyck ranks 3Before him are Jan van Eyck (1395) and René Magritte (1898). After him are Frans Hals (1582), Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564), Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568), James Ensor (1860), Hugo van der Goes (1440), Jacob Jordaens (1593), Hubert van Eyck (1366), and Quentin Matsys (1466).