Justus Sustermans

1597 - 1681

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Justus Sustermans, Joost Sustermans or Suttermans, his given name Italianised to Giusto (Antwerp, 28 September 1597 – Florence, 23 April 1681), was a Flemish painter and draughtsman who is mainly known for his portraits. He also painted history and genre paintings, still lifes and animals.Sustermans is chiefly noted for his portraits of members of the Medici family as he was its court painter. The Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II invited him to Vienna to paint portraits of the Imperial family and granted Sustermans and his brothers patents of nobility. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Justus Sustermans has received more than 60,378 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Justus Sustermans is the 912th most popular painter (down from 815th in 2019), the 324th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 266th in 2019) and the 61st most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Justus Sustermans ranks 912 out of 1,428Before him are Otto Freundlich, Renato Guttuso, Ludwig Richter, Dong Yuan, Jan Sanders van Hemessen, and Richard Parkes Bonington. After him are Dmitry Levitzky, Muqi, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Wilhelm Marstrand, Wang Meng, and Pan Yuliang.

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Among people born in 1597, Justus Sustermans ranks 10Before him are Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg, Martin Opitz, Francesco Barberini, Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, and Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac. After him are Vincent Voiture, Salomon de Bray, and Johann Philipp, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg. Among people deceased in 1681, Justus Sustermans ranks 7Before him are Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Gerard ter Borch, Marie Angélique de Scorailles, Patriarch Nikon of Moscow, Zheng Jing, and Nicodemus Tessin the Elder. After him are Jahanara Begum, Magdalena Sibylla of Saxe-Weissenfels, and Agafya Grushetskaya.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Justus Sustermans ranks 324 out of 899Before him are Lambert I, Count of Louvain (1000), José van Dam (1940), Gaston Eyskens (1905), Adrian Carton de Wiart (1880), Jan Sanders van Hemessen (1500), and Enzo Scifo (1966). After him are Thierry Boutsen (1957), Louis Philippe, Crown Prince of Belgium (1833), Adeliza of Louvain (1103), Adriaan van Roomen (1561), Henry V, Count of Luxembourg (1217), and Gaston Reiff (1921).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Justus Sustermans ranks 61Before him are Corneille Guillaume Beverloo (1922), Denis Calvaert (1540), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Marcel Broodthaers (1924), Jan Porcellis (1583), and Jan Sanders van Hemessen (1500). After him are Jan Provoost (1465), Joachim Beuckelaer (1533), Paul Bril (1556), Abraham Janssens (1570), Gillis van Coninxloo (1544), and Hieronymus Cock (1518).