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Giovanni Bellini

1430 - 1516

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Giovanni Bellini (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni belˈliːni]; c. 1430 – 26 November 1516) was an Italian Renaissance painter, probably the best known of the Bellini family of Venetian painters. He was raised in the household of Jacopo Bellini, formerly thought to have been his father, but now that familial generational relationship is questioned. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Bellini has received more than 648,982 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Giovanni Bellini is the 63rd most popular painter (up from 64th in 2019), the 199th most popular biography from Italy (down from 177th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Painter.

Giovanni Bellini is most famous for his paintings of the Madonna and Child.

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Among painters, Giovanni Bellini ranks 63 out of 1,421Before him are Egon Schiele, Artemisia Gentileschi, Kazimir Malevich, Anthony van Dyck, Giorgione, and Jackson Pollock. After him are Domenico Ghirlandaio, Théodore Géricault, Alfred Sisley, Piero della Francesca, Henri Rousseau, and Lucas Cranach the Elder.

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Among people born in 1430, Giovanni Bellini ranks 1After him are Margaret of Anjou, Antonello da Messina, James II of Scotland, Carlo Crivelli, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Heinrich Kramer, Cosimo Tura, Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu, Justus van Gent, and Francesco Laurana. Among people deceased in 1516, Giovanni Bellini ranks 3Before him are Hieronymus Bosch and Ferdinand II of Aragon. After him are Vladislaus II of Hungary, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, Giuliano da Sangallo, John III of Navarre, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Bellini ranks 199 out of 4,668Before him are Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Pope Alexander VII (1599), Pope Gregory XIV (1535), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), and Saint Cecilia (200). After him are Pope Eugene IV (1383), Pope Gregory VIII (1100), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Pope Boniface IX (1350), Pope Clement XIII (1693), and Vitellius (15).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Giovanni Bellini ranks 16Before him are Masaccio (1401), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Paolo Veronese (1528), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), and Giorgione (1478). After him are Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Piero della Francesca (1415), Pietro Perugino (1446), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), and Cimabue (1240).