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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 until his death in 1540 or 1541. Within Dutch and Flemish Renaissance painting, he combines the traditional techniques of Early Netherlandish painting with influences of more contemporary Renaissance painting styles.An active member and co-deacon of the Guild of Saint Luke of Antwerp, he is known mostly for his religious works and portraits, some of royalty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joos van Cleve has received more than 106,925 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Joos van Cleve is the 541st most popular painter (down from 467th in 2019), the 1,485th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,258th in 2019) and the 48th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Joos van Cleve ranks 541 out of 1,421Before him are Hans Bellmer, Boris Kustodiev, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Cima da Conegliano, Jules Pascin, and Paloma Picasso. After him are Nicolaes Maes, Bernardo Daddi, Peter von Cornelius, Martiros Saryan, Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, and Christian Boltanski.

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Among people born in 1485, Joos van Cleve ranks 9Before him are Dragut, Thomas Cromwell, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Pedro de Alvarado, Sebastiano del Piombo, and Clément Janequin. After him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Wolf Huber, Sayyida al Hurra, Balthasar Hubmaier, Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg, and Giovanni Battista Ramusio. Among people deceased in 1540, Joos van Cleve ranks 11Before him are Rosso Fiorentino, Juan Luis Vives, Francesco Guicciardini, Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Tristão da Cunha, and Guillaume Budé. After him are Tomé Pires, Duarte, Duke of Guimarães, Barthel Beham, 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 1,485 out of 6,142Before him are Rupert of Salzburg (650), Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord (1878), Adolf Strauss (1879), Michael Schenker (1955), Henry III, Margrave of Meissen (1218), and Carl Heinrich Graun (1704). After him are Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825), Paul Rée (1849), Wilhelm Rediess (1900), Johann Rattenhuber (1897), Klaus Schulze (1947), and Armin Meiwes (1961).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Joos van Cleve ranks 48Before him are Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), Anselm Feuerbach (1829), Hans Burgkmair (1473), Wolf Vostell (1932), Michael Wolgemut (1434), and Hannah Höch (1889). After him are Peter von Cornelius (1784), Heinrich Füger (1751), Hans Holbein the Elder (1465), Max Pechstein (1881), Hans Hartung (1904), and Godfrey Kneller (1646).