Jan van der Heyden

1637 - 1712

Jan van der Heyden

Jan van der Heyden (5 March 1637, Gorinchem – 28 March 1712, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Baroque-era painter, glass painter, draughtsman and printmaker. Van der Heyden was one of the first Dutch painters to specialize in townscapes and became one of the leading architectural painters of the Dutch Golden Age. He painted a number of still lifes in the beginning and at the end of his career.Jan van der Heyden was also an engineer and inventor who made significant contributions to contemporary firefighting technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan van der Heyden has received more than 61,839 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 643rd most popular painter.

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Among painters, Jan van der Heyden ranks 642 out of 1,258Before him are Anton Ažbe, Francesco Solimena, Jules Bastien-Lepage, Nicolas de Staël, Jan van Huysum, and Stradanus. After him are Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Andreas Achenbach, Luis de Morales, Allan Kaprow, Godfrey Kneller, and Apollodorus.

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Among people born in 1637, Jan van der Heyden ranks 7Before him are Dieterich Buxtehude, Jan Swammerdam, Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, Anne Hyde, Bernardo Pasquini, and Nicolas Catinat. After him are Christian II, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld and Jacques Marquette. Among people deceased in 1712, Jan van der Heyden ranks 11Before him are Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Nicolas Catinat, Bahadur Shah I, and Tokugawa Ienobu. After him are Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Nehemiah Grew, Louisa Maria Stuart, and Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Jan van der Heyden ranks 253 out of 908Before him are Constantijn Huygens (1596), Jacobus Oud (1890), Jan van Huysum (1682), Pieter Boddaert (1730), Geert Groote (1340), and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983). After him are Floris V, Count of Holland (1254), Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem (1622), Antonie Pannekoek (1873), Isabelle de Charrière (1740), John II, Count of Holland (1247), and Ben Feringa (1951).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Jan van der Heyden ranks 61Before him are Han van Meegeren (1889), Abraham van Beijeren (1620), Balthasar van der Ast (1593), Jozef Israëls (1824), Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613), and Jan van Huysum (1682). After him are Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem (1622), Rachel Ruysch (1664), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Aert van der Neer (1603), Allaert van Everdingen (1621), and Emanuel de Witte (1617).