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Andrea del Castagno

1420 - 1457

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Andrea del Castagno (Italian: [anˈdrɛːa del kaˈstaɲɲo]) or Andrea di Bartolo di Bargilla (pronounced [anˈdrɛːa di ˈbartolo di barˈdʒilla]; c. 1419 – 19 August 1457) was an Italian painter from Florence, influenced chiefly by Masaccio and Giotto di Bondone. His works include frescoes in Sant'Apollonia in Florence and the painted equestrian monument of Niccolò da Tolentino (1456) in the Cathedral in Florence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea del Castagno has received more than 125,532 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Andrea del Castagno is the 202nd most popular painter (up from 210th in 2019), the 701st most popular biography from Italy (up from 715th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Italian Painter.

Andrea del Castagno is most famous for his frescoes, which are located in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence.

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Among painters, Andrea del Castagno ranks 202 out of 1,421Before him are Niko Pirosmani, Anton Raphael Mengs, Hans Baldung, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Zeuxis, and Jeanne Hébuterne. After him are Zdzisław Beksiński, Giorgio Morandi, Natalia Goncharova, Piero di Cosimo, Carel Fabritius, and Antonio del Pollaiolo.

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Among people born in 1420, Andrea del Castagno ranks 4Before him are Tomás de Torquemada, Jean Fouquet, and Benozzo Gozzoli. After him are George of Poděbrady, Mahmud Pasha Angelović, Sesshū Tōyō, João Vaz Corte-Real, Abdal-Latif Mirza, Agostino Barbarigo, Barthélemy d'Eyck, and Nicolas Jenson. Among people deceased in 1457, Andrea del Castagno ranks 6Before him are Rita of Cascia, Ladislaus the Posthumous, Lorenzo Valla, Jingtai Emperor, and Danjong of Joseon. After him are Francesco Foscari, Ladislaus Hunyadi, Goharshad Begum, Peter II, Duke of Brittany, John of Coimbra, Prince of Antioch, and Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea del Castagno ranks 701 out of 4,668Before him are Milo of Croton (-557), Pope Felix IV (480), Francis of Paola (1416), Zeuxis (-500), Sejanus (-20), and Claudio Ranieri (1951). After him are Riccardo Muti (1941), Giorgio Morandi (1890), Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples (1937), Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus (-300), Paolo Rossi (1956), and Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1610).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Andrea del Castagno ranks 53Before him are John William Waterhouse (1849), Pietro da Cortona (1596), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Pisanello (1395), and Zeuxis (-500). After him are Giorgio Morandi (1890), Piero di Cosimo (1462), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Pinturicchio (1454), Lorenzo di Credi (1459), and Andrea Pozzo (1642).