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Dosso Dossi

1480 - 1542

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Giovanni di Niccolò de Luteri, better known as Dosso Dossi (c. 1489–1542), was an Italian Renaissance painter who belonged to the School of Ferrara, painting in a style mainly influenced by Venetian painting, in particular Giorgione and early Titian.From 1514 to his death he was court artist to the Este Dukes of Ferrara and of Modena, whose small court valued its reputation as an artistic centre. He often worked with his younger brother Battista Dossi, who had worked under Raphael. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dosso Dossi has received more than 124,952 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Dosso Dossi is the 384th most popular painter (down from 381st in 2019), the 1,203rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,188th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular Italian Painter.

Dosso Dossi is most famous for his paintings of religious figures, courtly scenes, and landscapes.

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Among painters, Dosso Dossi ranks 384 out of 1,421Before him are Alexander Roslin, Gabriele Münter, Marie Laurencin, Armand Guillaumin, Grandma Moses, and Adam Elsheimer. After him are Melozzo da Forlì, Édouard Vuillard, Eugène Atget, William Holman Hunt, Lyonel Feininger, and Georg Baselitz.

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Among people born in 1480, Dosso Dossi ranks 16Before him are Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Salaì, Saint Cajetan, Palma Vecchio, and Gazi Husrev-beg. After him are Marcantonio Raimondi, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, Jean Clouet, António de Abreu, Sebastián de Belalcázar, and Juan de Grijalva. Among people deceased in 1542, Dosso Dossi ranks 7Before him are Catherine Howard, Lisa del Giocondo, James V of Scotland, 2nd Dalai Lama, Hernando de Soto, and Lapu-Lapu. After him are Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford, Thomas Wyatt, Sayyida al Hurra, Peter Henlein, Cristóvão da Gama, and Malik Muhammad Jayasi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Dosso Dossi ranks 1,203 out of 4,668Before him are Claudia de' Medici (1604), Margaret, Countess of Tyrol (1318), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia (1773), Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma (1524), Mario Del Monaco (1915), and Timaeus (-350). After him are Romano Mussolini (1927), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Louis V, Duke of Bavaria (1315), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391), and Francesco Morosini (1619).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Dosso Dossi ranks 103Before him are Taddeo Gaddi (1290), Palma Vecchio (1480), Gino Severini (1883), Federico Zuccari (1539), Bartolommeo Bandinelli (1488), and Domenico Veneziano (1410). After him are Melozzo da Forlì (1438), Giambattista Pittoni (1687), Marcantonio Raimondi (1480), Stefano di Giovanni (1392), Cennino Cennini (1360), and Giovanni Segantini (1858).