Ambrosius Benson

1500 - 1550

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Ambrosius Benson (c. 1495/1500, in Ferrara or Milan – 1550, in Flanders) was an Italian painter who became a part of the Northern Renaissance. While many surviving paintings have been attributed, there is very little known of him from records, and he tended not to sign his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ambrosius Benson has received more than 40,849 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ambrosius Benson is the 831st most popular painter (down from 726th in 2019).

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Among painters, Ambrosius Benson ranks 831 out of 1,428Before him are Karel Dujardin, Giovanni Giacometti, Shen Zhou, Maximilien Luce, Arnold Houbraken, and Vasily Tropinin. After him are Frits Thaulow, Léon Cogniet, Vladimir Borovikovsky, Herbert James Draper, Christen Købke, and Hans Thoma.

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Among people born in 1500, Ambrosius Benson ranks 27Before him are Nuno Gonçalves, Fernão do Pó, Ruy López de Villalobos, Luis de Milán, Tielman Susato, and Francisco de Bobadilla. After him are Luis de Narváez, Nuno Tristão, Jan Sanders van Hemessen, Robert de Nola, Sebald Beham, and Jacob Hutter. Among people deceased in 1550, Ambrosius Benson ranks 10Before him are Claude, Duke of Guise, Andrea Alciato, Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Jón Arason, Pir Sultan Abdal, and Gian Giorgio Trissino. After him are Sebald Beham, Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg, Ashikaga Yoshiharu, and John Major.

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