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Carel Fabritius

1622 - 1654

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Carel Pietersz. Fabritius (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkaːrəl ˈpitərs faːˈbritsijɵs]; bapt. 27 February 1622 – 12 October 1654) was a Dutch painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carel Fabritius has received more than 515,144 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Carel Fabritius is the 207th most popular painter (up from 287th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 102nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Dutch Painter.

Carel Fabritius is most famous for his painting "The Goldfinch," which was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.

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Among painters, Carel Fabritius ranks 207 out of 1,421Before him are Jeanne Hébuterne, Andrea del Castagno, Zdzisław Beksiński, Giorgio Morandi, Natalia Goncharova, and Piero di Cosimo. After him are Antonio del Pollaiolo, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Pinturicchio, Joaquín Sorolla, Lorenzo di Credi, and Gerard van Honthorst.

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Among people born in 1622, Carel Fabritius ranks 3Before him are Molière and Charles X Gustav of Sweden. After him are Vincenzo Viviani, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Vittoria della Rovere, Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie, Bernhardus Varenius, Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Karel Dujardin, Juan de Valdés Leal, and Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. Among people deceased in 1654, Carel Fabritius ranks 3Before him are Axel Oxenstierna and Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans. After him are Emperor Go-Kōmyō, Alessandro Algardi, Paulus Potter, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Peter Claver, Samuel Scheidt, İslâm III Giray, Jacques Lemercier, and Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Carel Fabritius ranks 75 out of 1,427Before him are Dieric Bouts (1415), Jan Tinbergen (1903), William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), and Hugo de Vries (1848). After him are Jan Oort (1900), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Cornelius Jansen (1585), Bernard Mandeville (1670), and Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Carel Fabritius ranks 14Before him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Han van Meegeren (1889), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Theo van Gogh (1857), Dieric Bouts (1415), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836). After him are Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Judith Leyster (1609), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Gerard David (1450), Willem de Kooning (1904), and Kees van Dongen (1877).