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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/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 5,681,813 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Hieronymus Bosch is the 29th most popular painter, the 8th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 7th 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 1,421Before him are Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Eugène Delacroix, Édouard Manet, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, and El Greco. After him are Edgar Degas, Jacques-Louis David, Jan van Eyck, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Amedeo Modigliani, and Marc Chagall.

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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, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Luca Signorelli, Yejong of Joseon, Gerard David, Martin Schongauer, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, Marko Marulić, and Francisco de Almeida. 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, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, Giuliano da Sangallo, 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 8 out of 1,427Before him are Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Erasmus (1466), Baruch Spinoza (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), and Piet Mondrian (1872). After him are Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), Johan Cruyff (1947), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Hugo Grotius (1583), Mata Hari (1876), and Abel Tasman (1603).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Hieronymus Bosch ranks 6Before him are Vincent van Gogh (1853), Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), and Piet Mondrian (1872). After him are Jan Steen (1626), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Han van Meegeren (1889), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), and Theo van Gogh (1857).