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 544,852 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Andrea del Verrocchio is the 51st most popular painter (down from 50th in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Italy (up from 119th in 2019) and the 13th 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 51 out of 1,428Before him are Nicolas Poussin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Caspar David Friedrich, Paul Klee, Egon Schiele, and Kazimir Malevich. After him are Georges Braque, Camille Pissarro, Fra Angelico, Anthony van Dyck, Jean-François Millet, and Jackson Pollock.

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

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 118 out of 4,088Before him are Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Antonio Gramsci (1891), Terence Hill (1939), Pope Pius II (1405), Pope Pius III (1439), and Gaius Marius (-157). After him are Pope Pius VII (1742), Fra Angelico (1400), Andrea Palladio (1508), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Pompey (-106), and Pope Gregory XVI (1765).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Andrea del Verrocchio ranks 13Before him are Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Giotto (1267), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Masaccio (1401), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), and Tintoretto (1518). After him are Fra Angelico (1400), Paolo Veronese (1528), Giorgione (1478), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Piero della Francesca (1415), and Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448).