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 20,269 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Peter Snayers is the 773rd most popular painter (down from 738th in 2019), the 257th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 242nd in 2019) and the 51st most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Peter Snayers ranks 773 out of 1,428Before him are George Maciunas, Constantin Hansen, Adolphe Monticelli, Emanuel de Witte, Jacques Villon, and Josefa de Óbidos. After him are Per Kirkeby, Pierre Soulages, Euphranor, Leonaert Bramer, Paula Rego, and Ferrer Bassa.

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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 François le Métel de Boisrobert and Étienne Brûlé. Among people deceased in 1667, Peter Snayers ranks 10Before him are Marie Louise Gonzaga, Fatma Sultan, Johann Jakob Froberger, Peter of Saint Joseph de Betancur, Alonzo Cano, and Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau. After him are Nicolas Sanson, Thomas de Keyser, Cornelis van Poelenburgh, Fasilides, Grégoire de Saint-Vincent, and Johann von Rist.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Peter Snayers ranks 257 out of 899Before him are John II, Duke of Brabant (1275), Jodocus Hondius (1563), Jean Rey (1902), Lucien Van Impe (1946), Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1728), and Princess Henriette of Belgium (1870). After him are Antoinette de Mérode (1828), Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1962), Cornelis Floris de Vriendt (1514), Arthur Grumiaux (1921), Lara Fabian (1970), and Michel de Ghelderode (1898).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Peter Snayers ranks 51Before him are Jan Fyt (1611), Antoine Wiertz (1806), Herri met de Bles (1480), David Teniers the Elder (1582), Sebastiaen Vrancx (1573), and Joos de Momper (1564). After him are Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569), Stradanus (1523), Jan Wildens (1586), Corneille Guillaume Beverloo (1922), Denis Calvaert (1540), and Adriaen van Utrecht (1599).