Paulus Potter

1625 - 1654

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Paulus Potter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpʌulɵs ˈpɔtər]; 20 November 1625 (baptised) – 17 January 1654 (buried)) was a Dutch painter who specialized in animals within landscapes, usually with a low vantage point. Before Potter died of tuberculosis at the age of 28 he succeeded in producing about 100 paintings, working continuously. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paulus Potter has received more than 89,748 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Paulus Potter is the 320th most popular painter (up from 331st in 2019), the 116th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 122nd in 2019) and the 28th most popular Dutch Painter.

Paulus Potter was a Dutch painter who is most famous for his painting The Bull.

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Among painters, Paulus Potter ranks 320 out of 1,428Before him are David Alfaro Siqueiros, Gabriël Metsu, Judith Leyster, Polygnotus, Jan Gossaert, and William Holman Hunt. After him are Vasily Vereshchagin, Karl Bryullov, Adriaen Brouwer, Willem Claesz. Heda, Daniele da Volterra, and Émile Bernard.

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Among people born in 1625, Paulus Potter ranks 3Before him are Giovanni Domenico Cassini and Johan de Witt. After him are Rasmus Bartholin, Carlo Maratta, Gregorio Barbarigo, John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Erik Dahlbergh, François de Créquy, Samuel Morland, Thomas Corneille, and Pierre Nicole. Among people deceased in 1654, Paulus Potter ranks 5Before him are Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, Axel Oxenstierna, Carel Fabritius, and Alessandro Algardi. After him are Emperor Go-Kōmyō, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Samuel Scheidt, Peter Claver, İslâm III Giray, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, and Jacques Lemercier.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Paulus Potter ranks 116 out of 1,209Before him are Etty Hillesum (1914), Dick Advocaat (1947), Robert van Gulik (1910), Gabriël Metsu (1629), Judith Leyster (1609), and Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692). After him are Willem Janszoon (1570), Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Mark Rutte (1967), Bertha of Holland (1055), and Harry Mulisch (1927).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Paulus Potter ranks 28Before him are Gerard David (1450), Gerrit Dou (1613), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Carel Fabritius (1622), Gabriël Metsu (1629), and Judith Leyster (1609). After him are Willem Claesz. Heda (1594), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), Meindert Hobbema (1638), Karel Appel (1921), Jan van Scorel (1495), and Maarten van Heemskerck (1498).