Andrea del Verrocchio

1435 - 1488

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Andrea del Verrocchio ( və-ROH-kee-oh, US also -⁠RAW-, Italian: [anˈdrɛːa del verˈrɔkkjo]; born Andrea di Michele di Francesco de' Cioni; c. 1435 – 1488) was an Italian sculptor, painter and goldsmith who was a master of an important workshop in Florence. He apparently became known as Verrocchio after the surname of his master, a goldsmith. Few paintings are attributed to him with certainty, but important painters were trained at his workshop. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea del Verrocchio has received more than 803,333 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Andrea del Verrocchio is the 47th most popular painter (up from 51st in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 139th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Painter.

Andrea del Verrocchio is most famous for being a sculptor, painter, and goldsmith.

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Among painters, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 47 out of 2,023Before him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Amedeo Modigliani, Tintoretto, Nicolas Poussin, Anthony van Dyck, and Paolo Veronese. After him are J. M. W. Turner, Paul Klee, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Andrea Mantegna, Georges Braque, and Fra Angelico.

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Among people born in 1435, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 1After him are Hans Memling, Andrea della Robbia, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, Francis II, Duke of Brittany, Bernt Notke, Jacob Sprenger, Michael Pacher, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Johannes Tinctoris, Pietro Lombardo, and Sittişah Hatun. Among people deceased in 1488, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 1After him are James III of Scotland, Clarice Orsini, Francis II, Duke of Brittany, Alvise Cadamosto, Girolamo Riario, Charles II, Duke of Bourbon, John II, Duke of Bourbon, and Borommatrailokkanat.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 133 out of 5,161Before him are Clare of Assisi (1193), Andrea Palladio (1508), Pope Gregory XVI (1765), Paolo Veronese (1528), Cesare Borgia (1475), and Pope Urban VII (1521). After him are Pope Boniface VIII (1235), Pope Gregory IX (1160), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922), and Cardinal Mazarin (1602).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 12Before him are Donatello (1386), Giotto (1267), Masaccio (1401), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Tintoretto (1518), and Paolo Veronese (1528). After him are Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), Giorgione (1478), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), and Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448).