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Gentile Bellini

1429 - 1507

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Gentile Bellini (c. 1429 – 23 February 1507) was an Italian painter of the school of Venice. He came from Venice's leading family of painters, and at least in the early part of his career was more highly regarded than his younger brother Giovanni Bellini, the reverse of the case today. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gentile Bellini has received more than 272,536 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Gentile Bellini is the 152nd most popular painter (up from 168th in 2019), the 548th most popular biography from Italy (up from 574th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Painter.

Gentile Bellini was a Venetian painter who is most famous for his work on the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

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Among painters, Gentile Bellini ranks 152 out of 1,421Before him are Fernando Botero, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Filippino Lippi, Otto Dix, Lavinia Fontana, and Utamaro. After him are William Hogarth, Jacob van Ruisdael, Antonello da Messina, Maurice Utrillo, Frédéric Bazille, and Jacob Jordaens.

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Among people born in 1429, Gentile Bellini ranks 1After him are Antonio del Pollaiolo, Gülbahar Hatun, Peter, Constable of Portugal, and Mino da Fiesole. Among people deceased in 1507, Gentile Bellini ranks 3Before him are Cesare Borgia and Martin Behaim. After him are Francis of Paola and Cosimo Rosselli.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gentile Bellini ranks 548 out of 4,668Before him are Marsilius of Padua (1275), Octavia the Younger (-69), Pope John XIV (1000), Cosima Wagner (1837), Giuseppe Piazzi (1746), and Dominic Savio (1842). After him are Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Philip of Swabia (1177), Ennius (-239), Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909), Charles III of Naples (1345), and Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily (1772).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Gentile Bellini ranks 42Before him are Parmigianino (1503), Andrea del Sarto (1486), Pontormo (1494), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), Filippino Lippi (1457), and Lavinia Fontana (1552). After him are Antonello da Messina (1430), Giulio Romano (1499), Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720), Agostino Carracci (1557), John William Waterhouse (1849), and Pietro da Cortona (1596).