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Giorgione (UK: , US: , Italian: [dʒorˈdʒoːne]; born Giorgio Barbarelli da Castelfranco; 1477–78 or 1473–74 – 17 September 1510) was an Italian painter of the Venetian school during the High Renaissance, who died in his thirties. He is known for the elusive poetic quality of his work, though only about six surviving paintings are firmly attributed to him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgione has received more than 479,971 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Giorgione is the 60th most popular painter (down from 59th in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Italy (up from 174th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Painter.

Giorgione is most famous for his painting "The Tempest" because it is one of the first paintings to use a single vanishing point.

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Among painters, Giorgione ranks 60 out of 1,428Before him are Fra Angelico, Anthony van Dyck, Jean-François Millet, Jackson Pollock, Paolo Veronese, and J. M. W. Turner. After him are Diego Rivera, Théodore Géricault, Georges Seurat, Giovanni Bellini, Jean-Antoine Watteau, and Frans Hals.

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Among people born in 1478, Giorgione ranks 5Before him are Thomas More, Pope Clement VII, Francisco Pizarro, and Hayreddin Barbarossa. After him are Philip I of Castile, Baldassare Castiglione, John, Prince of Asturias, Jan Gossaert, Pánfilo de Narváez, Surdas, and Barbara Jagiellon. Among people deceased in 1510, Giorgione ranks 2Before him is Sandro Botticelli. After him are Bianca Maria Sforza, Muhammad Shaybani, Catherine Cornaro, Mihnea cel Rău, Francisco de Almeida, Juan de la Cosa, Giovanni Sforza, Catherine of Genoa, and Frederick of Saxony.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgione ranks 170 out of 4,088Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Pertinax (126), Pope Leo I (390), Pope Gregory XII (1335), Amedeo Avogadro (1776), and Pope Sixtus V (1520). After him are Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Innocent X (1574), Catullus (-84), Pope Formosus (816), Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), and Pope Pius IV (1499).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Giorgione ranks 16Before him are Masaccio (1401), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Tintoretto (1518), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Fra Angelico (1400), and Paolo Veronese (1528). After him are Giovanni Bellini (1430), Piero della Francesca (1415), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Paolo Uccello (1475), and Pietro Perugino (1446).