Jan Sanders van Hemessen

1500 - 1566

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Jan Sanders van Hemessen (c. 1500 – c. 1566) was a leading Flemish Renaissance painter, belonging to the group of Italianizing Flemish painters called the Romanists, who were influenced by Italian Renaissance painting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Sanders van Hemessen has received more than 48,133 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jan Sanders van Hemessen is the 910th most popular painter (down from 904th in 2019), the 322nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 303rd in 2019) and the 60th most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Jan Sanders van Hemessen ranks 910 out of 1,428Before him are Grandma Moses, Marcello Bacciarelli, Otto Freundlich, Renato Guttuso, Ludwig Richter, and Dong Yuan. After him are Richard Parkes Bonington, Justus Sustermans, Dmitry Levitzky, Muqi, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and Wilhelm Marstrand.

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Among people born in 1500, Jan Sanders van Hemessen ranks 30Before him are Luis de Milán, Tielman Susato, Francisco de Bobadilla, Ambrosius Benson, Luis de Narváez, and Nuno Tristão. After him are Robert de Nola, Sebald Beham, Jacob Hutter, Pedro Reinel, Ligier Richier, and Theodore Bibliander. Among people deceased in 1566, Jan Sanders van Hemessen ranks 13Before him are Louise Labé, Leonhart Fuchs, Antonio de Cabezón, Sigismund von Herberstein, Johannes Agricola, and Lambert Lombard. After him are Taddeo Zuccari, Guillaume Rondelet, and Margaret Paleologa.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jan Sanders van Hemessen ranks 322 out of 899Before him are Gaston Roelants (1937), Paul Vanden Boeynants (1919), Lambert I, Count of Louvain (1000), José van Dam (1940), Gaston Eyskens (1905), and Adrian Carton de Wiart (1880). After him are Enzo Scifo (1966), Justus Sustermans (1597), Thierry Boutsen (1957), Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium (1833), Adeliza of Louvain (1103), and Adriaan van Roomen (1561).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Jan Sanders van Hemessen ranks 60Before him are Jan Wildens (1586), Corneille Guillaume Beverloo (1922), Denis Calvaert (1540), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Marcel Broodthaers (1924), and Jan Porcellis (1583). After him are Justus Sustermans (1597), Jan Provoost (1465), Joachim Beuckelaer (1533), Paul Bril (1556), Abraham Janssens (1570), and Gillis van Coninxloo (1544).