Hieronymus Bosch

1450 - 1516

Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch (UK: , US: , Dutch: [ɦijeːˈroːnimʏz ˈbɔs] (listen); born Jheronimus van Aken [jeːˈroːnimʏs fɑn ˈaːkə(n)]; c. 1450 – 9 August 1516) was a Dutch/Netherlandish 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 3,320,868 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 25th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 25 out of 1,258Before him are Henri Matisse, Titian, Gustav Klimt, Donatello, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and El Greco. After him are Édouard Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Eugène Delacroix, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.

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Among people born in 1450, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 2Before him is Bartolomeu Dias. After him are John Cabot, Josquin des Prez, Luca Signorelli, Martin Schongauer, Gerard David, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Yejong of Joseon, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Veit Stoss, and Pêro da Covilhã. 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, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, John III of Navarre, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 7 out of 908Before him are Vincent van Gogh (1853), Rembrandt (1606), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Erasmus (1466), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525). After him are Piet Mondrian (1872), Johan Cruyff (1947), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Mata Hari (1876), Hugo Grotius (1583), and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 5Before him are Vincent van Gogh (1853), Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525). After him are Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), and Dieric Bouts (1415).