Hans Baldung

1484 - 1545

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Hans Baldung (1484 or 1485 – September 1545), called Hans Baldung Grien, (being an early nickname, because of his predilection for the colour green), was an artist in painting and printmaking, engraver, draftsman, and stained glass artist, who was considered the most gifted student of Albrecht Dürer, whose art belongs to both German Renaissance and Mannerism. Throughout his lifetime, he developed a distinctive style, full of colour, expression and imagination. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Baldung has received more than 145,370 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Hans Baldung is the 202nd most popular painter (up from 209th in 2019), the 506th most popular biography from Germany (down from 14th in 2019) and the 16th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Hans Baldung ranks 202 out of 1,428. Before him are Pisanello, Jacopo Bellini, Luca Giordano, Jeanne Hébuterne, Suzanne Valadon, and Margaret Keane. After him are František Kupka, Nicholas Roerich, Ivan Shishkin, Aristide Maillol, Pietro da Cortona, and Andrea Pozzo.

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Among people born in 1484, Hans Baldung ranks 3Before him are Huldrych Zwingli and Bartolomé de las Casas. After him are Anne of Foix-Candale, Sebastian Cabot, Julius Caesar Scaliger, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Matteo Bandello, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, Michele Sanmicheli, and George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Among people deceased in 1545, Hans Baldung ranks 2Before him is Hans Holbein the Younger. After him are Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Injong of Joseon, Sher Shah Suri, Elizabeth of Austria, Albert of Brandenburg, Francis I, Duke of Lorraine, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, Peter Faber, Charles II de Valois, Duke of Orléans, and Nikola Jurišić.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Baldung ranks 506 out of 5,289. Before him are Jochen Rindt (1942), Caroline of Baden (1776), Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655), Erhard Milch (1892), Rabanus Maurus (780), and Friedrich Mohs (1773). After him are Friedrich Olbricht (1888), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1908), Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (1687), Moritz Schlick (1882), and Bruno Bauer (1809).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Hans Baldung ranks 16Before him are Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), and George Grosz (1893). After him are August Macke (1887), Max Liebermann (1847), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), Lucian Freud (1922), and Hans von Aachen (1552).