Giovanni Battista Gaulli

1639 - 1709

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Giovanni Battista Gaulli (8 May 1639 – 2 April 1709), also known as Baciccio or Baciccia (Genoese nicknames for Giovanni Battista), was an Italian artist working in the High Baroque and early Rococo periods. He is best known for his grand illusionistic vault frescos in the Church of the Gesù in Rome, Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Battista Gaulli has received more than 103,422 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Giovanni Battista Gaulli is the 594th most popular painter (up from 597th in 2019), the 1,647th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,579th in 2019) and the 144th most popular Italian Painter.

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Among painters, Giovanni Battista Gaulli ranks 594 out of 1,428Before him are Alesso Baldovinetti, Giulio Clovio, Santiago Rusiñol, Friedrich von Amerling, Reza Abbasi, and Jules Dupré. After him are Altichiero, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Abraham van Beijeren, Martiros Saryan, and Giovanni Battista Piazzetta.

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Among people born in 1639, Giovanni Battista Gaulli ranks 5Before him are Jean Racine, Ivan Mazepa, Dom Pérignon, and Marie Mancini. After him are Laura Martinozzi, Gottfried Kirch, and Metacomet. Among people deceased in 1709, Giovanni Battista Gaulli ranks 9Before him are Giuseppe Torelli, Meindert Hobbema, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, François Louis, Prince of Conti, and Henri Jules, Prince of Condé. After him are François de la Chaise, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Dimitry of Rostov, Thomas Corneille, Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, and George Rooke.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Gaulli ranks 1,647 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco Francia (1450), Ruggero Deodato (1939), Alesso Baldovinetti (1425), Giulio Clovio (1498), Saint Marcella (325), and Achille Compagnoni (1914). After him are Gianpiero Combi (1902), Altichiero (1330), Antonio Labriola (1843), Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467), Luigi Fagioli (1898), and Julian Cesarini (1398).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Gaulli ranks 144Before him are Francesco de' Rossi (1510), Benvenuto Tisi (1481), Bernardo Strozzi (1581), Francesco Francia (1450), Alesso Baldovinetti (1425), and Giulio Clovio (1498). After him are Altichiero (1330), Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467), Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1683), Giovanni di Paolo (1403), Pompeo Batoni (1708), and Francesco Solimena (1657).