Hieronymus Bosch

1450 - 1516

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Hieronymus Bosch (, 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 4,069,798 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 76 in 2019). Hieronymus Bosch is the 29th most popular painter (down from 25th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 5th 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 1,428Before him are Titian, El Greco, Jan van Eyck, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Édouard Manet, and Eugène Delacroix. After him are Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Edgar Degas, Marc Chagall, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and Amedeo Modigliani.

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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, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Martin Schongauer, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Gerard David, Yejong of Joseon, Francisco de Almeida, and Diogo Dias. 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 1,209Before him are Vincent van Gogh (1853), Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Erasmus (1466), and Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525). After him are Piet Mondrian (1872), Mata Hari (1876), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), Johan Cruyff (1947), and Hugo Grotius (1583).

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), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836).