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Andrea del Verrocchio

1435 - 1488

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Andrea del Verrocchio (, US also , Italian: [anˈdrɛːa del verˈrɔkkjo]; c. 1435 – 1488), born Andrea di Michele di Francesco de' Cioni, was a sculptor, Italian 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 a number of 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 634,807 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Andrea del Verrocchio is the 51st most popular painter, the 140th most popular biography from Italy (down from 118th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Painter.

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

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 51 out of 1,421Before him are J. M. W. Turner, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Camille Pissarro, Nicolas Poussin, Paul Klee, and Georges Braque. After him are Georges Seurat, Paolo Veronese, Ilya Repin, Diego Rivera, Jean-François Millet, and Egon Schiele.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1435, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 1After him are Hans Memling, Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy, Andrea della Robbia, Jacob Sprenger, Bernt Notke, Francis II, Duke of Brittany, Michael Pacher, Johannes Tinctoris, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, 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, John II, Duke of Bourbon, and Charles II, Duke of Bourbon.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 140 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Formosus (816), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Nerva (30), Andrea Palladio (1508), and Pope Clement VIII (1536). After him are Pope Pius VII (1742), Guido of Arezzo (991), Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Pius VIII (1761), Paolo Veronese (1528), and Luca Pacioli (1445).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 12Before him are Donatello (1386), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Giotto (1267), Tintoretto (1518), Masaccio (1401), and Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526). After him are Paolo Veronese (1528), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Giorgione (1478), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), and Piero della Francesca (1415).