Agostino Tassi

1578 - 1644

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Agostino Tassi (born Agostino Buonamici; 1578 – 1644) was an Italian landscape and seascape painter who was acquitted of raping Artemisia Gentileschi in 1612. Because he aspired to nobility he modified the details of his early life. Though he was born in Perugia he claimed to have been born in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agostino Tassi has received more than 283,345 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Agostino Tassi is the 769th most popular painter (down from 687th in 2019), the 2,017th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,851st in 2019) and the 178th most popular Italian Painter.

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Among painters, Agostino Tassi ranks 769 out of 2,023Before him are Sophie Gengembre Anderson, Pellegrino Tibaldi, Shen Zhou, John Martin, Adriaen van de Velde, and Alexei Savrasov. After him are Aert de Gelder, Hans Richter, Donald Judd, Victor Brauner, Achille Devéria, and Toriyama Sekien.

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Among people born in 1578, Agostino Tassi ranks 10Before him are François Ravaillac, Francesco Albani, Adam Elsheimer, Fede Galizia, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, and Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes. After him are Benedetto Castelli, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari, John Webster, and Countess Catharina Belgica of Nassau. Among people deceased in 1644, Agostino Tassi ranks 10Before him are Jan Baptist van Helmont, Cecilia Renata of Austria, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, Bernardo Strozzi, Alfonso III d'Este, Duke of Modena, and Francisco Pacheco. After him are Guru Hargobind, Georg Marcgrave, Luis Vélez de Guevara, and Geoffrey Keating.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agostino Tassi ranks 2,017 out of 5,161Before him are Pietro Nardini (1722), Aurelio De Laurentiis (1949), Sidney Sonnino (1847), Sergio Pininfarina (1926), Nedo Nadi (1894), and Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922). After him are Ennio Antonelli (1936), Théodolinde de Beauharnais (1814), Victor Amadeus I, Prince of Carignano (1690), Gian Giacomo Trivulzio (1440), Ludovico Ludovisi (1595), and Alessandro Salvio (1570).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Agostino Tassi ranks 178Before him are Marcello Bacciarelli (1731), Paolo Veneziano (1300), Spinello Aretino (1350), Andrea Sacchi (1599), Antonio Vivarini (1440), and Bramantino (1465). After him are Bartolomeo Montagna (1450), Andrea di Bonaiuto da Firenze (1343), Ercole de' Roberti (1450), Andrea Appiani (1754), Alvise Vivarini (1445), and Giovanni Baglione (1566).