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Jan Lievens

1607 - 1674

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Jan Lievens (24 October 1607 – 4 June 1674) was a Dutch Golden Age painter who was associated with his close contemporary Rembrandt, a year older, in the early parts of their careers. They shared a birthplace in Leiden, training with Pieter Lastman in Amsterdam, where they shared a studio for about five years until 1631. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Lievens has received more than 120,307 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jan Lievens is the 454th most popular painter (up from 456th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 175th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, Jan Lievens ranks 454 out of 1,421Before him are Mikhail Vrubel, Jean Clouet, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Karel Appel, Vasily Surikov, and Parrhasius. After him are Bernard van Orley, Heinz Linge, Joseph Wright of Derby, Dirck van Baburen, Anna Maria van Schurman, and Anselm Feuerbach.

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Among people born in 1607, Jan Lievens ranks 4Before him are Michiel de Ruyter, John Harvard, and Madeleine de Scudéry. After him are Anna Maria van Schurman, Zhu Yousong, Infante Carlos of Spain, Antoine Gombaud, Wenceslaus Hollar, Paul Gerhardt, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, and Nicolas Henri, Duke of Orléans. Among people deceased in 1674, Jan Lievens ranks 5Before him are John Milton, Hyeonjong of Joseon, Philippe de Champaigne, and Giacomo Carissimi. After him are Nicolaes Tulp, Jean Chapelain, Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg, John Graunt, Hallgrímur Pétursson, Matthias Weckmann, and Leonaert Bramer.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan Lievens ranks 174 out of 1,427Before him are Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Margaret of Bavaria (1363), Rodolphus Agricola (1443), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588), and Karel Appel (1921). After him are Dirck van Baburen (1595), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Jan van Scorel (1495), Pim Fortuyn (1948), Johnny Rep (1951), and Guido van Rossum (1956).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jan Lievens ranks 40Before him are Antonis Mor (1519), Ary Scheffer (1795), Willem van Aelst (1627), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588), and Karel Appel (1921). After him are Dirck van Baburen (1595), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Jan van Scorel (1495), Rachel Ruysch (1664), Anton Mauve (1838), and Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606).