Pieter de Hooch

1629 - 1684

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Pieter de Hooch (Dutch: [ˈpitər də ɦoːx], also spelled "Hoogh" or "Hooghe"; 20 December 1629 (baptized) – 24 March 1684 (buried)) was a Dutch Golden Age painter famous for his genre works of quiet domestic scenes with an open doorway. He was a contemporary of Jan Vermeer in the Delft Guild of St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter de Hooch has received more than 180,287 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Pieter de Hooch is the 186th most popular painter (up from 220th in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 77th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Dutch Painter.

Pieter de Hooch was a Dutch painter who is most famous for his paintings of interiors.

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Among painters, Pieter de Hooch ranks 186 out of 1,428Before him are Johannes Itten, Anton Raphael Mengs, Benozzo Gozzoli, Joshua Reynolds, Utamaro, and Dieric Bouts. After him are Zeuxis, Édouard-Henri Avril, John William Waterhouse, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, George Grosz, and Antoine-Jean Gros.

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Among people born in 1629, Pieter de Hooch ranks 4Before him are Christiaan Huygens, John III Sobieski, and Alexis of Russia. After him are Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Balthasar Charles, Prince of Asturias, Gabriël Metsu, John of Austria the Younger, Narai, Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti, Archduchess Isabella Clara of Austria, and Cornelis Tromp. Among people deceased in 1684, Pieter de Hooch ranks 2Before him is Pierre Corneille. After him are Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Nicola Amati, Edme Mariotte, Jan Davidsz. de Heem, Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein, Anne Gonzaga, Antoine Gombaud, Josefa de Óbidos, Duchess Marie Elisabeth of Saxony, and Johann Rosenmüller.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter de Hooch ranks 63 out of 1,209Before him are Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Jan Tinbergen (1903), Geert Hofstede (1928), and Dieric Bouts (1415). After him are Sophia of Hanover (1630), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Rem Koolhaas (1944), Petrus Christus (1410), and Sylvia Kristel (1952).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Pieter de Hooch ranks 11Before him are Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), Jan Steen (1626), Theo van Gogh (1857), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), and Dieric Bouts (1415). After him are Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), Gerard van Honthorst (1592), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Han van Meegeren (1889), and Jan van Goyen (1596).