Dieric Bouts

1415 - 1475

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Dieric Bouts (born c. 1415 – 6 May 1475) was an Early Netherlandish painter. Bouts may have studied under Rogier van der Weyden, and his work was influenced by van der Weyden and Jan van Eyck. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dieric Bouts has received more than 112,737 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Dieric Bouts is the 185th most popular painter (up from 202nd in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 70th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Painter.

Dieric Bouts is most famous for his series of paintings called the "Masters of the Holy Spirit." The series depicts the life of Jesus Christ from his birth to his death.

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Among painters, Dieric Bouts ranks 185 out of 1,428Before him are Pierre Bonnard, Johannes Itten, Anton Raphael Mengs, Benozzo Gozzoli, Joshua Reynolds, and Utamaro. After him are Pieter de Hooch, Zeuxis, Édouard-Henri Avril, John William Waterhouse, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and George Grosz.

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Among people born in 1415, Dieric Bouts ranks 3Before him are Piero della Francesca and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Vasily II of Moscow, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Joanot Martorell, Jan Długosz, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Albert van Ouwater, John Argyropoulos, and Aristotele Fioravanti. Among people deceased in 1475, Dieric Bouts ranks 2Before him is Paolo Uccello. After him are Petrus Christus, Radu cel Frumos, Bartolomeo Colleoni, Joan of Portugal, Afanasy Nikitin, Simon of Trent, Albert van Ouwater, Theodorus Gaza, and Sin Sukju.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dieric Bouts ranks 62 out of 1,209Before him are Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Jan Tinbergen (1903), and Geert Hofstede (1928). After him are Pieter de Hooch (1629), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Rem Koolhaas (1944), and Petrus Christus (1410).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Dieric Bouts ranks 10Before him are Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), and Jacob van Ruisdael (1628). After him are Pieter de Hooch (1629), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Lucas van Leyden (1494), and Han van Meegeren (1889).