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Jan van Goyen

1596 - 1656

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Jan Josephszoon van Goyen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɑɱ vɑŋ ˈɣoːjə(n)]; 13 January 1596 – 27 April 1656) was a Dutch landscape painter. The scope of his landscape subjects was very broad as he painted forest landscapesm marines, river landscapes, beach scenes, winter landscape, cityscapes, architectural views and landscapes with peasants. The list of painters he influenced is much longer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan van Goyen has received more than 119,124 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Jan van Goyen is the 256th most popular painter (down from 231st in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 86th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Dutch Painter.

Jan van Goyen was a Dutch painter who is most famous for his landscapes.

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Among painters, Jan van Goyen ranks 256 out of 1,421Before him are Gentile da Fabriano, Francesco Hayez, August Macke, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Domenichino, and Orazio Gentileschi. After him are Helene Schjerfbeck, Luigi Russolo, Ivan Kramskoi, Guercino, Hendrick Avercamp, and Jan Brueghel the Younger.

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Among people born in 1596, Jan van Goyen ranks 5Before him are René Descartes, Michael of Russia, Frederick V of the Palatinate, and Pietro da Cortona. After him are Pieter Claesz, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Nicola Amati, Peter Mogila, Emperor Go-Mizunoo, Baldassare Longhena, and Joan Blaeu. Among people deceased in 1656, Jan van Goyen ranks 3Before him are John IV of Portugal and Gerard van Honthorst. After him are John George I, Elector of Saxony, James Ussher, Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano, Francisco Herrera the Elder, Ottavio Piccolomini, Thomas Fincke, Andrea Falconieri, Dirck Hals, and Christian II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan van Goyen ranks 93 out of 1,427Before him are Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930), Gerard David (1450), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), and Paul J. Crutzen (1933). After him are Hendrick Avercamp (1585), Jacobus Arminius (1560), Herman Boerhaave (1668), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), and Leo Beenhakker (1942).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jan van Goyen ranks 21Before him are Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Judith Leyster (1609), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Gerard David (1450), Willem de Kooning (1904), and Kees van Dongen (1877). After him are Hendrick Avercamp (1585), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Gerrit Dou (1613), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Pieter Aertsen (1508), and Paulus Potter (1625).