Clara Peeters

1594 - 1657

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Clara Peeters ([ˈklaː.rɑ ˈpeː.tərs], fl. 1607–1621) was a Flemish still-life painter from Antwerp who worked in both the Spanish Netherlands and Dutch Republic. Peeters is the best-known female Flemish artist of this era and one of the few women artists working professionally in seventeenth-century Europe, despite restrictions on women's access to artistic training and membership in guilds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clara Peeters has received more than 210,440 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Clara Peeters is the 509th most popular painter (up from 524th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 181st in 2019) and the 29th most popular Belgian Painter.

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Over the past year Clara Peeters has had the most page views in the with 27,204 views, followed by Spanish (21,163), and Dutch (5,011). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (471.08%), Basque (111.55%), and Czech (62.73%)


Among painters, Clara Peeters ranks 509 out of 2,023Before her are Anna Boch, Sesshū Tōyō, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Johan Jongkind, Vasily Surikov, and Hans Makart. After her are Giovanni Lanfranco, Carlo Levi, Otto Mueller, Antonis Mor, Qi Baishi, and Sophie Taeuber-Arp.

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Among people born in 1594, Clara Peeters ranks 6Before her are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Nicolas Poussin, Willem Claesz. Heda, Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, and Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales. After her are César, Duke of Vendôme, Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency, Ngawang Namgyal, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Cornelis van Poelenburgh, and John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar. Among people deceased in 1657, Clara Peeters ranks 6Before her are William Harvey, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Frans Snyders, and Balthasar van der Ast. After her are Kâtip Çelebi, Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, Jacob van Campen, Laura Mancini, Andrew Bobola, and Nicole, Duchess of Lorraine.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Clara Peeters ranks 170 out of 1,190Before her are Victor Serge (1890), Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1962), Pierre De Geyter (1848), Roelant Savery (1576), Heinrich Isaac (1450), and Cipriano de Rore (1515). After her are Eric Walter Elst (1936), Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant (1859), Theodor de Bry (1528), Bernard van Orley (1487), Justus van Gent (1430), and Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne (1735).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Clara Peeters ranks 29Before her are David Teniers the Younger (1610), Bartholomeus Spranger (1546), Jan Matsys (1509), Catharina van Hemessen (1528), Abraham Brueghel (1631), and Roelant Savery (1576). After her are Bernard van Orley (1487), Justus van Gent (1430), Fernand Khnopff (1858), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), Pierre Alechinsky (1927), and Constantin Meunier (1831).