Pieter Claesz

1596 - 1660

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter Claesz has received more than 233,769 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pieter Claesz is the 299th most popular painter (down from 267th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 93rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular Belgian Painter.

Pieter Claesz is most famous for his still life paintings of fruits and vegetables.

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Among painters, Pieter Claesz ranks 299 out of 2,023Before him are Louis Wain, Jacopo Bassano, Orazio Gentileschi, Félicien Rops, Carlo Carrà, and Horace Vernet. After him are Vilhelm Hammershøi, Masolino da Panicale, Vasily Vereshchagin, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Adriaen van Ostade, and Daniele da Volterra.

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Among people born in 1596, Pieter Claesz ranks 8Before him are Michael of Russia, Frederick V of the Palatinate, Pietro da Cortona, Jan van Goyen, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, and Nicola Amati. After him are Baldassare Longhena, Emperor Go-Mizunoo, Peter Mogila, Johan Banér, Joan Blaeu, and Jacob van Campen. Among people deceased in 1660, Pieter Claesz ranks 8Before him are Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Vincent de Paul, Gaston, Duke of Orléans, Judith Leyster, Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, and Gevherhan Sultan. After him are William Oughtred, Francesco Albani, Ayşe Sultan, Louise de Marillac, Alexandre de Rhodes, and George II Rákóczi.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Pieter Claesz ranks 105 out of 1,190Before him are Marie José of Belgium (1906), Joachim Patinir (1480), Justus Lipsius (1547), Philippe de Champaigne (1602), Gerard de Ridefort (1141), and Félicien Rops (1833). After him are Joseph Plateau (1801), Eugène Ysaÿe (1858), André Grétry (1741), Louise Françoise de Bourbon, Duchess of Bourbon (1673), Gilles Binchois (1400), and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders (1837).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Pieter Claesz ranks 18Before him are Paul Delvaux (1897), Hubert van Eyck (1366), Jan Brueghel the Younger (1601), Joachim Patinir (1480), Philippe de Champaigne (1602), and Félicien Rops (1833). After him are Karel van Mander (1548), Frans Snyders (1579), Adriaen Brouwer (1605), Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502), David Teniers the Younger (1610), and Bartholomeus Spranger (1546).