Melchior Broederlam

1355 - 1410

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Melchior Broederlam (born Ypres, perhaps c. 1350; died Ypres?, after 1409) was one of the earliest Early Netherlandish painters to whom surviving works can be confidently attributed. He worked mostly for Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, and is documented from 1381 to 1409. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melchior Broederlam has received more than 44,378 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Melchior Broederlam is the 528th most popular painter (up from 548th in 2019), the 187th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 189th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Melchior Broederlam ranks 528 out of 1,428Before him are Cy Twombly, Yoshitoshi, Marianne von Werefkin, Jacques Lipchitz, Bernardo Daddi, and Peter Fendi. After him are Julian Schnabel, Pierre Auguste Cot, Peter von Cornelius, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Paloma Picasso, and Jan Toorop.

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Among people born in 1355, Melchior Broederlam ranks 4Before him are Gemistus Pletho, Mircea I of Wallachia, and Konstantin Dejanović. After him are Manuel Chrysoloras, Gülçiçek Hatun, Isabella of Castile, Duchess of York, Konrad von Jungingen, Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, Theodore I Palaiologos, Dorothea of Bulgaria, and Henry the Mild, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1410, Melchior Broederlam ranks 8Before him are Antipope Alexander V, Rupert, King of Germany, Ulrich von Jungingen, Louis II, Duke of Bourbon, Theophanes the Greek, and Hasdai Crescas. After him are Yawar Waqaq, Spinello Aretino, Joanna Sophia of Bavaria, and John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Melchior Broederlam ranks 187 out of 899Before him are Jan Matsys (1509), André Franquin (1924), Bernard van Orley (1487), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), Rik Van Looy (1933), and Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence (1338). After him are Theodor de Bry (1528), Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802), Pierre Alechinsky (1927), Eric Walter Elst (1936), Leo Tindemans (1922), and Juan de Flandes (1450).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Melchior Broederlam ranks 32Before him are Constantin Meunier (1831), Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), Abraham Brueghel (1631), Jan Matsys (1509), Bernard van Orley (1487), and Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759). After him are Pierre Alechinsky (1927), Juan de Flandes (1450), Ambrosius Bosschaert (1573), Roelant Savery (1576), Clara Peeters (1594), and Justus van Gent (1430).