Jan van Scorel

1495 - 1562

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Jan van Scorel (1 August 1495 – 6 December 1562) was a Dutch painter, who played a leading role in introducing aspects of Italian Renaissance painting into Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting. He was one of the early painters of the Romanist style who had spent a number of years in Italy, where he thoroughly absorbed the Italian style of painting. His trip to Italy coincided with the brief reign of the only Dutch pope in history, Adrian VI in 1522–23. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan van Scorel has received more than 53,106 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jan van Scorel is the 384th most popular painter (up from 423rd in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 156th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Dutch Painter.

Jan van Scorel was a Dutch painter and printmaker who is most famous for his religious paintings.

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Among painters, Jan van Scorel ranks 384 out of 1,428Before him are Palma Vecchio, Karel Appel, Alessandro Allori, Yves Tanguy, Dosso Dossi, and Shitao. After him are Léon Bonnat, Giovanni Segantini, Mikhail Vrubel, Federico Zuccari, Maarten van Heemskerck, and Aleksandra Ekster.

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Among people born in 1495, Jan van Scorel ranks 6Before him are Cuauhtémoc, John of God, Francesco II Sforza, Petrus Apianus, and Clément Marot. After him are Enrique of Malacca, Barbara Zápolya, Nicolas Gombert, Giampietrino, Louis X, Duke of Bavaria, and Melchior Hoffman. Among people deceased in 1562, Jan van Scorel ranks 7Before him are Antoine of Navarre, Adrian Willaert, Lütfi Pasha, Eleanor of Toledo, Gabriele Falloppio, and Götz von Berlichingen. After him are Peter of Alcantara, Francesco de' Rossi, Christoph Amberger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and François de Tournon.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan van Scorel ranks 143 out of 1,209Before him are Piet Pieterszoon Hein (1577), Bernard Haitink (1929), Karel Appel (1921), Zacharias Janssen (1585), Jeroen Krabbé (1944), and Ruud Krol (1949). After him are Maarten van Heemskerck (1498), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Abraham Bloemaert (1566), Fanny Blankers-Koen (1918), and Anton Mauve (1838).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jan van Scorel ranks 33Before him are Judith Leyster (1609), Paulus Potter (1625), Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Meindert Hobbema (1638), and Karel Appel (1921). After him are Maarten van Heemskerck (1498), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Abraham Bloemaert (1566), Anton Mauve (1838), Antonis Mor (1519), and Pieter Lastman (1583).