Francesco Guardi

1712 - 1793

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Francesco Lazzaro Guardi (Italian pronunciation: [franˈtʃesko ˈgwardi]; 5 October 1712 – 1 January 1793) was an Italian painter, nobleman, and a member of the Venetian School. He is considered to be among the last practitioners, along with his brothers, of the classic Venetian school of painting. In the early part of his career he collaborated with his older brother Gian Antonio in the production of religious paintings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Guardi has received more than 122,775 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Francesco Guardi is the 260th most popular painter (up from 287th in 2019), the 847th most popular biography from Italy (up from 899th in 2019) and the 74th most popular Italian Painter.

Francesco Guardi is most famous for his paintings of Venice. He was born in Venice and lived there for most of his life.

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Among painters, Francesco Guardi ranks 260 out of 1,428Before him are James Tissot, Domenichino, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Kees van Dongen, Salaì, and Jacopo Bassano. After him are Jacques Callot, Henri Fantin-Latour, Jan Brueghel the Younger, François Gérard, Orazio Gentileschi, and Pieter Aertsen.

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Among people born in 1712, Francesco Guardi ranks 5Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Frederick the Great, Count of St. Germain, and Sayat-Nova. After him are Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Charles-Michel de l'Épée, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Tokugawa Ieshige, George Grenville, and Toriyama Sekien. Among people deceased in 1793, Francesco Guardi ranks 12Before him are Charlotte Corday, Carlo Goldoni, Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, Yolande de Polastron, Madame Roland, and Jean Sylvain Bailly. After him are Jacques Pierre Brissot, Charles Bonnet, Alexander Roslin, Antoine Barnave, Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, and John Hunter.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Guardi ranks 847 out of 4,088Before him are Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Berengar II of Italy (900), Franco Baresi (1960), Jacopo Bassano (1510), Robert I, Duke of Parma (1848), and Romuald (951). After him are Vittoria Colonna (1490), Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498), Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Curzio Malaparte (1898), John of Capistrano (1386), and Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies (1806).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Francesco Guardi ranks 74Before him are Giacomo Balla (1871), Guercino (1591), Luigi Russolo (1885), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), Domenichino (1581), and Jacopo Bassano (1510). After him are François Gérard (1770), Orazio Gentileschi (1563), Francesco Hayez (1791), Masolino da Panicale (1383), John Singer Sargent (1856), and Sebastiano del Piombo (1485).