Arnold Houbraken

1660 - 1719

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Arnold Houbraken (28 March 1660 – 14 October 1719) was a Dutch painter and writer from Dordrecht, now remembered mainly as a biographer of Dutch Golden Age painters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnold Houbraken has received more than 40,352 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Arnold Houbraken is the 829th most popular painter (up from 871st in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 343rd in 2019) and the 74th most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, Arnold Houbraken ranks 829 out of 1,428Before him are George Segal, Esaias van de Velde, Karel Dujardin, Giovanni Giacometti, Shen Zhou, and Maximilien Luce. After him are Vasily Tropinin, Ambrosius Benson, Frits Thaulow, Léon Cogniet, Vladimir Borovikovsky, and Herbert James Draper.

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Among people born in 1660, Arnold Houbraken ranks 15Before him are Hans Sloane, Andreas Schlüter, Johann Joseph Fux, Friedrich Hoffmann, Rafael Casanova, and Francesco II d'Este, Duke of Modena. After him are Olof Rudbeck the Younger, Francesco Maria de' Medici, Duke of Rovere and Montefeltro, Francis Hauksbee, Jakob Prandtauer, and Edward Lhuyd. Among people deceased in 1719, Arnold Houbraken ranks 13Before him are Johann Friedrich Böttger, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Joseph Addison, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Arp Schnitger, and Boris Sheremetev. After him are Farrukhsiyar, Carlo Cignani, Pasquier Quesnel, Pierre Raymond de Montmort, Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg, and Rafi ud-Darajat.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Arnold Houbraken ranks 323 out of 1,209Before him are Hans van Breukelen (1956), Jacob Cats (1577), Pieter Boddaert (1730), Mark van Bommel (1977), Esaias van de Velde (1587), and Karel Dujardin (1622). After him are Hendrik Casimir (1909), Aletta Jacobs (1854), Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1734), Jacob Moleschott (1822), Marc Overmars (1973), and Walter Lewin (1936).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Arnold Houbraken ranks 74Before him are Emanuel de Witte (1617), Leonaert Bramer (1596), Albert van Ouwater (1415), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Esaias van de Velde (1587), and Karel Dujardin (1622). After him are Barent Fabritius (1624), Aert van der Neer (1603), Jan Dirksz Both (1618), Thomas de Keyser (1596), Allaert van Everdingen (1621), and Anthon van Rappard (1858).