Jacob van Ruisdael

1628 - 1682

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Jacob Isaackszoon van Ruisdael (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjaːkɔp fɑn ˈrœyzdaːl] (listen); c. 1629 – 10 March 1682) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, and etcher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacob van Ruisdael has received more than 319,207 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Jacob van Ruisdael is the 160th most popular painter (up from 168th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 53rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Dutch Painter.

Jacob van Ruisdael is most famous for his paintings of landscapes.

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Among painters, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 160 out of 1,428Before him are Hugo van der Goes, Thomas Gainsborough, Maurice de Vlaminck, Gustave Caillebotte, Maurice Utrillo, and Fra Bartolomeo. After him are Antonello da Messina, Jacob Jordaens, Alexandre Cabanel, Giulio Romano, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Lucas Cranach the Younger.

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Among people born in 1628, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 3Before him are Charles Perrault and Marcello Malpighi. After him are John Bunyan, Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Muazzez Sultan, François Girardon, Robert Cambert, and Carlo Cignani. Among people deceased in 1682, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 6Before him are Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Claude Lorrain, Evliya Çelebi, Feodor III of Russia, and 5th Dalai Lama. After him are Johann Joachim Becher, Jacob Kettler, Alessandro Stradella, Baldassare Longhena, Avvakum, and Jean Picard.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 47 out of 1,209Before him are Peter Debye (1884), Theo van Doesburg (1883), Thomas Bernhard (1931), Max Euwe (1901), Johan de Witt (1625), and Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870). After him are Louis van Gaal (1951), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), Ruud Gullit (1962), and Frank Rijkaard (1962).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jacob van Ruisdael ranks 9Before him are Johannes Vermeer (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), and Theo van Gogh (1857). After him are Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), and Lucas van Leyden (1494).