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Benozzo Gozzoli

1420 - 1497

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Benozzo Gozzoli (c. 1421 – 4 October 1497) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. A pupil of Fra Angelico, Gozzoli is best known for a series of murals in the Magi Chapel of the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, depicting festive, vibrant processions with fine attention to detail and a pronounced International Gothic influence. The chapel's fresco cycle reveals a new Renaissance interest in nature with its realistic depiction of landscapes and vivid human portraits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benozzo Gozzoli has received more than 192,660 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Benozzo Gozzoli is the 190th most popular painter (down from 182nd in 2019), the 673rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 620th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Italian Painter.

Benozzo Gozzoli is most famous for his frescoes in the chapel of the Palazzo Medici in Florence.

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Among painters, Benozzo Gozzoli ranks 190 out of 1,421Before him are Thomas Gainsborough, John William Waterhouse, Margaret Keane, Pietro da Cortona, Suzanne Valadon, and Fra Bartolomeo. After him are Quentin Matsys, Antoine-Jean Gros, Ivan Shishkin, Dieric Bouts, Pisanello, and Niko Pirosmani.

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Among people born in 1420, Benozzo Gozzoli ranks 3Before him are Tomás de Torquemada and Jean Fouquet. After him are Andrea del Castagno, 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 1497, Benozzo Gozzoli ranks 2Before him is Johannes Ockeghem. After him are John, Prince of Asturias, Beatrice d'Este, Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia, Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Ishak Pasha, Anna Sforza, Lê Thánh Tông, and Filippo Buonaccorsi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Benozzo Gozzoli ranks 673 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Benedict V (930), François Grimaldi (1201), Pope Agapetus I (490), Paul the Deacon (720), Vittorio Gassman (1922), and Fra Bartolomeo (1472). After him are Teia (550), Aulus Gellius (123), Richard Rogers (1933), Gregorio Allegri (1582), Pope Marcellinus (250), and Margherita of Savoy (1851).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Benozzo Gozzoli ranks 50Before him are Giulio Romano (1499), Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720), Agostino Carracci (1557), John William Waterhouse (1849), Pietro da Cortona (1596), and Fra Bartolomeo (1472). After him are Pisanello (1395), Zeuxis (-500), Andrea del Castagno (1420), Giorgio Morandi (1890), Piero di Cosimo (1462), and Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429).