Hieronymus Bosch

1450 - 1516

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Hieronymus Bosch (, Dutch: [ɦijeːˈroːnimʏz ˈbɔs] ; born Jheronimus van Aken [jeːˈroːnimʏs fɑn ˈaːkə(n)]; c. 1450 – 9 August 1516) was a Dutch painter from Brabant. He is one of the most notable representatives of the Early Netherlandish painting school. His work, generally oil on oak wood, mainly contains fantastic illustrations of religious concepts and narratives. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hieronymus Bosch has received more than 5,849,099 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Hieronymus Bosch is the 29th most popular painter, the 9th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 8th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Dutch Painter.

Hieronymus Bosch is most famous for his painting, The Garden of Earthly Delights.

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Among painters, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 29 out of 2,023Before him are Gustav Klimt, Donatello, Eugène Delacroix, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Édouard Manet, and Wassily Kandinsky. After him are Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Jan van Eyck, Edgar Degas, Marc Chagall, Jacques-Louis David, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

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Among people born in 1450, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 2Before him is Bartolomeu Dias. After him are Josquin des Prez, John Cabot, Luca Signorelli, Yejong of Joseon, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Diogo Dias, Martin Schongauer, Francisco de Almeida, and Marko Marulić. Among people deceased in 1516, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 1After him are Ferdinand II of Aragon, Giovanni Bellini, Vladislaus II of Hungary, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Giuliano da Sangallo, Juan Díaz de Solís, Johannes Trithemius, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, John III of Navarre, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, and Jacopo de' Barbari.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 9 out of 1,646Before him are Johannes Vermeer (1632), Erasmus (1466), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Piet Mondrian (1872), Johan Cruyff (1947), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525). After him are Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Hugo Grotius (1583), Abel Tasman (1603), Mata Hari (1876), and Hendrik Lorentz (1853).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 6Before him are Vincent van Gogh (1853), Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Piet Mondrian (1872), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525). After him are Gerrit Dou (1613), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Han van Meegeren (1889), and Pieter de Hooch (1629).