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Amasis Painter

550 BC - 510 BC

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The Amasis Painter (active around 550–510 BC in Athens) was an ancient Greek vase painter who worked in the black-figure technique. He owes his name to the signature of the potter Amasis ("Amasis made me"), who signed twelve works painted by the same hand. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amasis Painter has received more than 50,679 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Amasis Painter is the 1,146th most popular painter (down from 948th in 2019), the 549th most popular biography from Greece (down from 484th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Greek Painter.

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Among painters, Amasis Painter ranks 1,146 out of 1,421Before him are Ivan Grohar, Ernst Josephson, Li Tang, Abraham van Diepenbeeck, Paul Renner, and Jacob Adriaensz Backer. After him are Hans Hofmann, Maruyama Ōkyo, Auguste Couder, Roger Fry, Corneille de Lyon, and Giottino.

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Among people born in 550 BC, Amasis Painter ranks 28Before him are Nitocris of Babylon, Hydarnes II, King Jing of Zhou, Appius Claudius Crassus, Aristodemus of Cumae, and Aryenis. After him are Marcus Valerius Volusus and Mago I of Carthage. Among people deceased in 510 BC, Amasis Painter ranks 4Before him are Emperor Annei, Cleobulus, and Ariston of Sparta.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Amasis Painter ranks 549 out of 936Before him are Charilaos Vasilakos (1877), Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou (1950), Achilles Painter (-470), Hierocles of Alexandria (410), Theodor Kallifatides (1938), and Chremonides (-400). After him are Cineas (-400), Ioannis Georgiadis (1876), Charilaos Trikoupis (1832), Eudamidas II (-350), Marinella (1938), and Echestratus (null).

Among PAINTERS In Greece

Among painters born in Greece, Amasis Painter ranks 8Before him are Giorgio de Chirico (1888), Jannis Kounellis (1936), Agatharchus (-500), Apollodorus (-500), Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), and Euphranor (-301). After him are Nikiforos Lytras (1832), Yannis Tsarouchis (1910), and Thalia Flora-Karavia (1871).