Leonaert Bramer

1596 - 1674

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Leonaert Bramer, also Leendert or Leonard (24 December 1596 – before 10 February 1674 (date of burial)), was a Dutch painter known primarily for genre, religious, and history paintings. Very prolific as a painter and draftsman, he is noted especially for nocturnal scenes which show a penchant for exotic details of costume and setting. He also painted frescos—a rarity north of the Alps—which have not survived, as well as murals on canvas, few of which are extant. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonaert Bramer has received more than 39,450 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Leonaert Bramer is the 777th most popular painter (up from 795th in 2019), the 298th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 313th in 2019) and the 69th most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, Leonaert Bramer ranks 777 out of 1,428Before her are Jacques Villon, Josefa de Óbidos, Peter Snayers, Per Kirkeby, Pierre Soulages, and Euphranor. After her are Paula Rego, Ferrer Bassa, Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, Paul Renner, Jost Amman, and Ambrosius Holbein.

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Among people born in 1596, Leonaert Bramer ranks 19Before her are Johan Banér, Peter Mogila, Constantijn Huygens, Jacob van Campen, Jean Bolland, and Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano. After her are Thomas de Keyser, Abraham van Diepenbeeck, and Heinrich Scheidemann. Among people deceased in 1674, Leonaert Bramer ranks 10Before her are Giacomo Carissimi, Jan Lievens, Nicolaes Tulp, John Graunt, Jean Chapelain, and Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg. After her are Hallgrímur Pétursson, Matthias Weckmann, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, Kanō Tan'yū, Robert Herrick, and Karel Škréta.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Leonaert Bramer ranks 298 out of 1,209Before her are Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), Emanuel de Witte (1617), Dries van Agt (1931), Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), Aldo van Eyck (1918), and William, Prince of Orange (1840). After her are Henri Winkelman (1876), Frank de Boer (1970), Teddy Scholten (1926), Jaap Stam (1972), Floris I, Count of Holland (1025), and Albert van Ouwater (1415).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Leonaert Bramer ranks 69Before her are Pieter van Laer (1599), Jean Malouel (1370), Jan van Huysum (1682), Jan van der Heyden (1637), Hercules Seghers (1589), and Emanuel de Witte (1617). After her are Albert van Ouwater (1415), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Esaias van de Velde (1587), Karel Dujardin (1622), Arnold Houbraken (1660), and Barent Fabritius (1624).