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Agostino Tassi

1578 - 1644

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Agostino Tassi (born Agostino Buonamici; 1578 – 1644) was an Italian landscape and seascape painter, and was convicted 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. His family name was Buonamici, but Agostino adopted the surname Tassi to give substance to his story that he was adopted by the Marchese Tassi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agostino Tassi has received more than 264,332 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Agostino Tassi is the 690th most popular painter, the 1,856th most popular biography from Italy and the 160th most popular Italian Painter.

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Among painters, Agostino Tassi ranks 690 out of 1,421Before him are Karl von Piloty, Jozef Israëls, Jacob Philipp Hackert, Francesco Squarcione, Amédée Ozenfant, and Lippo Memmi. After him are Jan Kupecký, David Roberts, Anton Ažbe, Ludolf Bakhuizen, Emanuel de Witte, and Carolus-Duran.

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

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Agostino Tassi ranks 1,856 out of 4,668Before him are Eugenio Barba (1936), Lippo Memmi (1291), Leopoldo de' Medici (1617), Lorenzo Mascheroni (1750), Antonio Corradini (1688), and Baldus de Ubaldis (1327). After him are Ranuccio Farnese (1530), Tarcisio Burgnich (1939), Oswald von Wolkenstein (1377), Andrew Avellino (1521), Gaius Marius the Younger (-109), and Quintus Servilius Caepio (-200).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Agostino Tassi ranks 160Before him are Agnolo Gaddi (1350), Andrea Sacchi (1599), Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613), Ridolfo Ghirlandaio (1483), Francesco Squarcione (1397), and Lippo Memmi (1291). After him are Giovanni Baglione (1566), Benvenuto Tisi (1481), Eugene de Blaas (1843), Vincenzo Catena (1470), Tommaso da Modena (1326), and Giovanni di Paolo (1403).