Andrea Pozzo

1642 - 1709

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Andrea Pozzo (Italian: [anˈdrɛːa ˈpottso]; Latinized version: Andreas Puteus; 30 November 1642 – 31 August 1709) was an Italian Jesuit brother, Baroque painter, architect, decorator, stage designer, and art theoretician. Pozzo was best known for his grandiose frescoes using the technique of quadratura to create an illusion of three-dimensional space on flat surfaces. His masterpiece is the nave ceiling of the Church of Sant'Ignazio in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Pozzo has received more than 157,916 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Andrea Pozzo is the 208th most popular painter (down from 206th in 2019), the 709th most popular biography from Italy (down from 682nd in 2019) and the 55th most popular Italian Painter.

Andrea Pozzo was a painter and architect who is most famous for his work in the Church of Sant'Ignazio in Rome.

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Among painters, Andrea Pozzo ranks 208 out of 1,428Before him are Hans Baldung, František Kupka, Nicholas Roerich, Ivan Shishkin, Aristide Maillol, and Pietro da Cortona. After him are Gerard van Honthorst, Andrea del Castagno, Agostino Carracci, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Ferdinand Hodler, and Rosso Fiorentino.

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Among people born in 1642, Andrea Pozzo ranks 3Before him are Mehmed IV and Suleiman II. After him are Gülnuş Sultan, Johann Christoph Bach, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Shitao, André Charles Boulle, Seki Takakazu, Ihara Saikaku, Louis I, Prince of Monaco, and Abdul-Qādir Bedil. Among people deceased in 1709, Andrea Pozzo ranks 2Before him is Ivan Mazepa. After him are Giuseppe Torelli, Meindert Hobbema, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, François Louis, Prince of Conti, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, François de la Chaise, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and Dimitry of Rostov.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Pozzo ranks 709 out of 4,088Before him are Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Mirella Freni (1935), Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1769), Andrea Pisano (1290), Jacobus da Varagine (1228), and Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy (1562). After him are Pope Stephen VIII (900), Aristoxenus (-360), Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Fausto Coppi (1919), Pope Donus (610), and Andrea del Castagno (1420).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Andrea Pozzo ranks 55Before him are Zeuxis (-500), John William Waterhouse (1849), Pisanello (1395), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Luca Giordano (1634), and Pietro da Cortona (1596). After him are Andrea del Castagno (1420), Agostino Carracci (1557), Rosso Fiorentino (1494), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Il Sodoma (1477), and Pietro Lorenzetti (1280).