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 199,594 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Gentile Bellini is the 168th most popular painter (down from 137th in 2019), the 574th most popular biography from Italy (down from 452nd in 2019) and the 45th 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 168 out of 1,428Before him are Jacob Jordaens, Alexandre Cabanel, Giulio Romano, Niki de Saint Phalle, Lucas Cranach the Younger, and Eugène Boudin. After him are Henry Fuseli, Gerda Wegener, Carl Larsson, Hubert van Eyck, John Everett Millais, and Pinturicchio.

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Among people born in 1429, Gentile Bellini ranks 1After him are Antonio del Pollaiolo and Gülbahar Hatun. 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 574 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Anastasius III (890), Olybrius (400), Philip of Swabia (1177), Kurt Schuschnigg (1897), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), and Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479). After him are Giorgio Moroder (1940), Pope Marcellinus (250), Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (1666), Pope Benedict VII (910), Leonardo Bruni (1370), and Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Gentile Bellini ranks 45Before him are Pontormo (1494), Filippino Lippi (1457), Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Antonello da Messina (1430), and Giulio Romano (1499). After him are Pinturicchio (1454), Lavinia Fontana (1552), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Zeuxis (-500), John William Waterhouse (1849), and Pisanello (1395).