PAINTER

Domenico Ghirlandaio

1448 - 1494

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Domenico Ghirlandaio (UK: , US: , Italian: [doˈmeːniko ɡirlanˈdaːjo]; 2 June 1448 – 11 January 1494), also spelled as Ghirlandajo, was an Italian Renaissance painter born in Florence. Ghirlandaio was part of the so-called "third generation" of the Florentine Renaissance, along with Verrocchio, the Pollaiolo brothers and Sandro Botticelli. Ghirlandaio led a large and efficient workshop that included his brothers Davide Ghirlandaio and Benedetto Ghirlandaio, his brother-in-law Bastiano Mainardi from San Gimignano, and later his son Ridolfo Ghirlandaio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Ghirlandaio has received more than 343,912 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Domenico Ghirlandaio is the 71st most popular painter (up from 76th in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Italy (up from 228th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Painter.

Domenico Ghirlandaio is most famous for his frescoes in the Tornabuoni Chapel and the Sassetti Chapel in the Church of Santa Trinita.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 71 out of 1,428. Before him are Jean-Antoine Watteau, Frans Hals, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Honoré Daumier, Piero della Francesca, and Gustave Doré. After him are Henri Rousseau, Alfred Sisley, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Andrea Mantegna, François Boucher, and Max Ernst.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1448, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 1After him are Alfonso II of Naples, Philip, Elector Palatine, and Nicholas I, Duke of Lorraine. Among people deceased in 1494, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 2Before him is Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. After him are Hans Memling, Ferdinand I of Naples, Poliziano, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Melozzo da Forlì, Matteo Maria Boiardo, Giovanni Santi, and Giosafat Barbaro.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 210 out of 4,088. Before him are Enrico Caruso (1873), Piero della Francesca (1415), Giorgio Armani (1934), Pope Eugene IV (1383), Pope Clement XIII (1693), and Pope Alexander VII (1599). After him are Pope Boniface IX (1350), Padre Pio (1887), Pope Innocent VIII (1432), Agnes of Rome (291), Pope Innocent XIII (1655), and Pope Clement IX (1600).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Domenico Ghirlandaio ranks 19Before him are Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Fra Angelico (1400), Paolo Veronese (1528), Giorgione (1478), Giovanni Bellini (1430), and Piero della Francesca (1415). After him are Andrea Mantegna (1431), Paolo Uccello (1475), Pietro Perugino (1446), Cimabue (1240), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), and Filippo Lippi (1406).