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Peter Snayers

1592 - 1667

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Peter Snayers or Pieter Snayers (1592–1667) was a Flemish painter known for his panoramic battle scenes, depictions of cavalry skirmishes, attacks on villages, coaches and convoys and hunting scenes. He established his reputation mainly through his topographic battle scenes providing a bird's eye view over the battlefield. He further painted large landscapes and portraits of the aristocracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Snayers has received more than 28,369 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Snayers is the 790th most popular painter (down from 772nd in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 257th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Peter Snayers ranks 790 out of 1,421Before him are Carlo Saraceni, Franz Anton Maulbertsch, Shen Zhou, Marie-Guillemine Benoist, Winslow Homer, and Richard Parkes Bonington. After him are Cindy Sherman, Lee Krasner, Vasily Polenov, Nicolas Lancret, Toriyama Sekien, and Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione.

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Among people born in 1592, Peter Snayers ranks 11Before him are Wilhelm Schickard, Gerard van Honthorst, George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham, Jacques Callot, Gustav Horn, Count of Pori, and Catalina de Erauso. After him are Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg, François le Métel de Boisrobert, Étienne Brûlé, and Wang Shimin. Among people deceased in 1667, Peter Snayers ranks 11Before him are Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur, Gabriël Metsu, Johann Jakob Froberger, Alonzo Cano, Nicolas Sanson, and Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau. After him are Cornelis van Poelenburgh, Thomas de Keyser, Fasilides, Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, and Melchiorre Cafà.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Peter Snayers ranks 277 out of 1,019Before him are Rembert Dodoens (1517), Herri met de Bles (1480), Hendrick van Balen the Elder (1570), Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau (1727), Patrick Bauchau (1938), and William of Moerbeke (1215). After him are Max Verstappen (1997), Eden Hazard (1991), Arnold Geulincx (1624), Guillaume Lekeu (1870), Jean Rey (1902), and Cornelis Floris de Vriendt (1514).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Peter Snayers ranks 52Before him are Michiel Coxie (1499), Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632), David Teniers the Elder (1582), Joos de Momper (1564), Herri met de Bles (1480), and Hendrick van Balen the Elder (1570). After him are Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569), Jan Provoost (1465), Sebastiaen Vrancx (1573), Denis Calvaert (1540), Cornelis Norbertus Gijsbrechts (1630), and Jan Porcellis (1583).