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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 133,613 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Lucas van Leyden is the 235th most popular painter (down from 218th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 80th in 2019) and the 17th 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 235 out of 1,421Before him are John Everett Millais, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Lorenzo Lotto, Judith Leyster, Hubert van Eyck, and Georges Rouault. After him are František Kupka, Peder Severin Krøyer, Franz Stuck, Pietro Lorenzetti, Chaim Soutine, and Gerard David.

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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 Leo Africanus. After him are William Tyndale, Rosso Fiorentino, Hans Sachs, Antonio de Mendoza, Saitō Dōsan, and Antoinette de Bourbon. 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 86 out of 1,427Before him are Bernard Mandeville (1670), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Bernard Haitink (1929), Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), Geert Hofstede (1928), and Judith Leyster (1609). After him are Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930), Gerard David (1450), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), and Paul J. Crutzen (1933).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Lucas van Leyden ranks 17Before him are Theo van Gogh (1857), Dieric Bouts (1415), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Carel Fabritius (1622), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), and Judith Leyster (1609). After him are Gerard David (1450), Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), Jan van Goyen (1596), Hendrick Avercamp (1585), and Gerard ter Borch (1617).