Otto van Veen

1556 - 1629

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Otto van Veen, also known by his Latinized name Otto Venius or Octavius Vaenius (1556 – 6 May 1629), was a painter, draughtsman, and humanist active primarily in Antwerp and Brussels in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. He is known for running a large studio in Antwerp, producing several emblem books, and for being, from 1594 or 1595 until 1598, Peter Paul Rubens' teacher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto van Veen has received more than 74,743 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Otto van Veen is the 604th most popular painter (up from 619th in 2019), the 235th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 244th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Otto van Veen ranks 604 out of 1,421Before him are Anton von Werner, Charles-André van Loo, Louise Abbéma, Bartholomeus van der Helst, Bartolomeo Manfredi, and Francesco de' Rossi. After him are Justus van Gent, Domenico Fetti, Palma il Giovane, Amrita Sher-Gil, Ambrosius Bosschaert, and Tang Yin.

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Among people born in 1556, Otto van Veen ranks 5Before him are Anne Hathaway, Carlo Maderno, Sophia Brahe, and Joseph Calasanz. After him are Adriaen de Vries, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Paul Bril, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Philipp Nicolai, and Isaac Oliver. Among people deceased in 1629, Otto van Veen ranks 7Before him are Abbas the Great, Carlo Maderno, Gabriel Bethlen, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Hendrick ter Brugghen, and Piet Pieterszoon Hein. After him are Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, Giorgi Saakadze, Pietro Bernini, Sigismondo d'India, Caspar Bartholin the Elder, and Giovanni I Cornaro.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Otto van Veen ranks 235 out of 1,427Before him are Frederik Ruysch (1638), Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947), Frederick de Houtman (1571), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613), and Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856). After him are John II, Count of Holland (1247), William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Robin van Persie (1983), Lidwina (1380), and Pieter van Laer (1599).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Otto van Veen ranks 55Before him are Pieter Lastman (1583), Willem Kalf (1619), Philips Wouwerman (1619), Nicolaes Maes (1634), Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627), and Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613). After him are Pieter van Laer (1599), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Cornelis van Haarlem (1562), Balthasar van der Ast (1593), Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (1597), and Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem (1622).