George Hendrik Breitner

1857 - 1923

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George Hendrik Breitner (12 September 1857 – 5 June 1923) was a Dutch painter and photographer. An important figure in Amsterdam Impressionism, he is noted especially for his paintings of street scenes and harbours in a realistic style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Hendrik Breitner has received more than 70,265 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). George Hendrik Breitner is the 1,063rd most popular painter (down from 987th in 2019), the 438th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 397th in 2019) and the 101st most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, George Hendrik Breitner ranks 1,063 out of 1,428Before him are Michiel Sweerts, Aleksander Orłowski, Il Pordenone, Aristides of Thebes, Otto Muehl, and Orlan. After him are Gilbert Stuart, Romaine Brooks, Willem Drost, Philip de László, Jean-Baptiste Debret, and James Turrell.

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Among people born in 1857, George Hendrik Breitner ranks 68Before him are Hermann Sudermann, A. E. Waite, Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Joseph Larmor, and Louis Dollo. After him are Wilhelm Kienzl, Simon Hollósy, Filippo Turati, James Edward Keeler, Stojan Protić, and Léon Charles Thévenin. Among people deceased in 1923, George Hendrik Breitner ranks 62Before him are Semyon Alapin, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, Fritz Mauthner, Hermes da Fonseca, Charles Proteus Steinmetz, and Alexander Lodygin. After him are Kadambini Ganguly, Ruy Barbosa, Ernst Otto Beckmann, Stojan Protić, Takeo Arishima, and Gunnar Nordström.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, George Hendrik Breitner ranks 438 out of 1,209Before him are Corrie ten Boom (1892), Pieter Post (1608), Eduard van Beinum (1900), Rinus Israël (1942), Pieter van der Aa (1659), and Henk ten Cate (1954). After him are Gottfried van Swieten (1733), Willem Drost (1633), Adrianus Johannes Simonis (1931), Adriaan Blaauw (1914), Salomon de Bray (1597), and Willem de Vlamingh (1640).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, George Hendrik Breitner ranks 101Before him are Adriaen van de Venne (1589), Otto Marseus van Schrieck (1619), Isaac van Ostade (1621), Joachim Wtewael (1566), Jan Mostaert (1475), and Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831). After him are Willem Drost (1633), Pieter Pourbus (1523), Caesar van Everdingen (1616), Henriëtte Ronner-Knip (1821), Simon de Vlieger (1601), and Leonardus Nardus (1868).