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Pieter van Laer

1599 - 1642

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Pieter Bodding van Laer (christened 14 December 1599, in Haarlem – 1641 or later) was a Dutch painter and printmaker. He was active in Rome for over a decade and was known for genre scenes, animal paintings and landscapes placed in the environs of Rome.Pieter van Laer was an active member of the association of Flemish and Dutch artists in Rome known as the Bentvueghels. His nickname in this group ("bent name") was Il Bamboccio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter van Laer has received more than 43,970 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Pieter van Laer is the 613th most popular painter (up from 711th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 271st in 2019) and the 56th most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, Pieter van Laer ranks 613 out of 1,421Before him are Palma il Giovane, Amrita Sher-Gil, Ambrosius Bosschaert, Tang Yin, Francesco Solimena, and Giulio Clovio. After him are Fede Galizia, Maerten de Vos, Santiago Rusiñol, Asher Brown Durand, Sharaku, and Barthélemy d'Eyck.

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Among people born in 1599, Pieter van Laer ranks 8Before him are Oliver Cromwell, Anthony van Dyck, Pope Alexander VII, Francesco Borromini, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg, and Stefan Czarniecki. After him are Andrea Sacchi, Ottavio Piccolomini, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, John Berchmans, Robert Blake, and Adriaen van Utrecht. Among people deceased in 1642, Pieter van Laer ranks 9Before him are Marie de' Medici, Guido Reni, Saskia van Uylenburgh, Safi of Persia, Dmitry Pozharsky, and Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars. After him are Friedrich Kettler and Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter van Laer ranks 241 out of 1,427Before him are Otto van Veen (1556), John II, Count of Holland (1247), William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Robin van Persie (1983), and Lidwina (1380). After him are Jan Jongbloed (1940), Cornelis Johannes van Houten (1920), Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Ben Feringa (1951), Jacobus Oud (1890), and Jan de Bont (1943).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Pieter van Laer ranks 56Before 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). After him are Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Cornelis van Haarlem (1562), Balthasar van der Ast (1593), Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (1597), Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem (1622), and Jozef Israëls (1824).