Lucas van Leyden

1494 - 1533

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Lucas van Leyden (1494 – 8 August 1533), also named either Lucas Hugensz or Lucas Jacobsz, was a Dutch painter and printmaker in engraving and woodcut. Lucas van Leyden was among the first Dutch exponents of genre painting and was a very accomplished engraver. Lucas was the son of the painter Huygh Jacobsz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucas van Leyden has received more than 106,963 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lucas van Leyden is the 218th most popular painter (up from 236th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 84th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Dutch Painter.

Lucas van Leyden was a Dutch painter who is most famous for his engravings and drawings.

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Among painters, Lucas van Leyden ranks 218 out of 1,428Before him are Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Ferdinand Hodler, Rosso Fiorentino, Charles-François Daubigny, Niko Pirosmani, and Antonio del Pollaiolo. After him are Maud Lewis, Paul Delvaux, Han van Meegeren, Pieter Claesz, Raoul Dufy, and Il Sodoma.

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Among people born in 1494, Lucas van Leyden ranks 10Before him are Fuzûlî, Georgius Agricola, Pontormo, Bona Sforza, Jean Parisot de Valette, and Rosso Fiorentino. After him are Leo Africanus, Hans Sachs, William Tyndale, Saitō Dōsan, Oronce Finé, and Antonio de Mendoza. Among people deceased in 1533, Lucas van Leyden ranks 6Before him are Atahualpa, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Vasili III of Russia, Ludovico Ariosto, and Frederick I of Denmark. After him are Huáscar, Veit Stoss, Túpac Huallpa, and Cornelis Engebrechtsz..

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Lucas van Leyden ranks 80 out of 1,209Before him are Frits Zernike (1888), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), Hugo de Vries (1848), Cornelius Jansen (1585), and Menno Simons (1496). After him are Han van Meegeren (1889), Jacobus Arminius (1560), Tobias Asser (1838), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Peter Canisius (1521), and Jan van Goyen (1596).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Lucas van Leyden ranks 15Before him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), and Gerard van Honthorst (1592). After him are Han van Meegeren (1889), Jan van Goyen (1596), Willem de Kooning (1904), Hendrick Avercamp (1585), Kees van Dongen (1877), and Pieter Aertsen (1508).