Joos van Cleve

1485 - 1540

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Joos van Cleve (; also Joos van der Beke; c. 1485-1490 – 1540/1541) was a leading painter active in Antwerp from his arrival there around 1511 to his death in 1540 or 1541. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joos van Cleve has received more than 77,012 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Joos van Cleve is the 468th most popular painter (up from 736th in 2019), the 1,258th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,795th in 2019) and the 44th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Joos van Cleve ranks 468 out of 1,428Before him are Carlo Dolci, Edward Steichen, André Charles Boulle, Jean-Étienne Liotard, Armand Guillaumin, and Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten. After him are Joseph Karl Stieler, Qi Baishi, Ma Yuan, Pietro Longhi, Sol LeWitt, and Zinaida Serebriakova.

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Among people born in 1485, Joos van Cleve ranks 9Before him are Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, Thomas Cromwell, Pedro de Alvarado, Sebastiano del Piombo, and Clément Janequin. After him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Wolf Huber, Balthasar Hubmaier, Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1540, Joos van Cleve ranks 11Before him are Rosso Fiorentino, Juan Luis Vives, Francesco Guicciardini, Tristão da Cunha, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Guillaume Budé. After him are Tomé Pires, Barthel Beham, Duarte, Duke of Guimarães, Dawit II, Cardinal-Infante Afonso of Portugal, and Francisco de Ulloa.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Joos van Cleve ranks 1,258 out of 5,289Before him are Severinus of Noricum (410), Robert Koldewey (1855), Johann Peter Eckermann (1792), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813), and Rodolphe Seeldrayers (1876). After him are Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833), Erika Mann (1905), Lorenz von Stein (1815), Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1800), and Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Joos van Cleve ranks 44Before him are Wilhelm Busch (1832), Wolf Vostell (1932), Veit Stoss (1450), Gabriele Münter (1877), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), and Anselm Feuerbach (1829). After him are Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), Michael Wolgemut (1434), Hannah Höch (1889), Heinz Linge (1913), Peter von Cornelius (1784), and Georg Baselitz (1938).