Francisco Herrera the Elder

1576 - 1656

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Francisco Herrera (1576–1656) was a distinguished Spanish painter, born in Seville. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Herrera the Elder has received more than 24,399 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Francisco Herrera the Elder is the 701st most popular painter (down from 569th in 2019), the 623rd most popular biography from Spain (down from 500th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Spanish Painter.

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Among painters, Francisco Herrera the Elder ranks 701 out of 1,428Before him are Dorothea Tanning, Wu Daozi, Giuseppe Cesari, Philipp Veit, Paolo Veneziano, and Sébastien Bourdon. After him are Giovanni Baglione, Adam Frans van der Meulen, Takashi Murakami, Mikhail Nesterov, Jacob Philipp Hackert, and Heinrich Aldegrever.

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Among people born in 1576, Francisco Herrera the Elder ranks 6Before him are Duchess Anna of Prussia, Halime Sultan, Roelant Savery, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, and Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria. After him are Gregorio Fernández, Thomas Weelkes, John Marston, and William Ames. Among people deceased in 1656, Francisco Herrera the Elder ranks 7Before him are John IV of Portugal, Gerard van Honthorst, Jan van Goyen, John George I, Elector of Saxony, James Ussher, and Ottavio Piccolomini. After him are Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano, Dirck Hals, Thomas Fincke, Roberto de Nobili, and Georg Calixtus.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Herrera the Elder ranks 623 out of 2,595Before him are Gerónimo de Aguilar (1489), Eulogius of Córdoba (810), Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga (1528), Javier Clemente (1950), Kiti Mánver (1953), and Pedro Arrupe (1907). After him are Álvaro del Portillo (1914), Juvencus (400), Infanta Amalia of Spain (1834), Juan Goytisolo (1931), Manuel Fraga (1922), and Fernando de Rojas (1470).

Among PAINTERS In Spain

Among painters born in Spain, Francisco Herrera the Elder ranks 22Before him are Marià Fortuny (1838), Francisco Pacheco (1564), Juan Sánchez Cotán (1560), Santiago Rusiñol (1861), Alonso Sánchez Coello (1531), and Juan Carreño de Miranda (1614). After him are Juan de Valdés Leal (1622), Luis de Morales (1509), Josefa de Óbidos (1630), Ferrer Bassa (1285), Bartolomé Bermejo (1440), and Mariano Fortuny (1871).