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Pieter Lastman

1583 - 1633

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Pieter Lastman (1583–1633) was a Dutch painter.[1] Lastman is considered important because of his work as a painter of history pieces and because his pupils included Rembrandt and Jan Lievens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter Lastman has received more than 108,624 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pieter Lastman is the 522nd most popular painter (down from 424th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 155th in 2019) and the 49th most popular Dutch Painter.

Pieter Lastman is most famous for his paintings of biblical scenes, especially the "Slaughter of the Innocents" and "Christ's Entry into Jerusalem."

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Among painters, Pieter Lastman ranks 522 out of 1,421Before him are Hannah Höch, Salomon van Ruysdael, Thomas Cole, Mikhail Larionov, Theodor Kittelsen, and Constantin Meunier. After him are Carlo Dolci, Michael Sittow, Hugo Simberg, Thomas Lawrence, Clara Peeters, and Willem Kalf.

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Among people born in 1583, Pieter Lastman ranks 8Before him are Albrecht von Wallenstein, Sasaki Kojirō, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Axel Oxenstierna, Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, and Jacob De la Gardie. After him are Christian II, Elector of Saxony, Orlando Gibbons, Jan Porcellis, Hayashi Razan, Eleanor of Prussia, and Denis Pétau. Among people deceased in 1633, Pieter Lastman ranks 7Before him are Jacopo Peri, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Cornelis Drebbel, Patriarch Filaret of Moscow, Scipione Borghese, and Xu Guangqi. After him are Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Lew Sapieha, Archduchess Margaret of Austria, George Herbert, Juan Pablo Bonet, and John Casimir, Duke of Saxe-Coburg.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter Lastman ranks 206 out of 1,427Before him are Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527), Johan Jongkind (1819), Joan Blaeu (1596), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), and Nicolaes Tulp (1593). After him are L. E. J. Brouwer (1881), Gaius Julius Civilis (25), Willem Kalf (1619), Theo Jansen (1948), Jan Janszoon (1570), and Philips Wouwerman (1619).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Pieter Lastman ranks 49Before him are Jan van Scorel (1495), Rachel Ruysch (1664), Anton Mauve (1838), Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606), Johan Jongkind (1819), and Salomon van Ruysdael (1602). After him are Willem Kalf (1619), Philips Wouwerman (1619), Nicolaes Maes (1634), Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627), Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613), and Otto van Veen (1556).