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. His father was Jacopo Bellini, his brother was Gentile Bellini (who was more highly regarded than Giovanni during his lifetime, although the reverse is true today), and his brother-in-law was Andrea Mantegna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Bellini has received more than 547,600 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Giovanni Bellini is the 64th most popular painter (down from 61st in 2019), the 177th most popular biography from Italy (up from 179th in 2019) and the 17th 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 64 out of 1,428Before him are Paolo Veronese, J. M. W. Turner, Giorgione, Diego Rivera, Théodore Géricault, and Georges Seurat. After him are Jean-Antoine Watteau, Frans Hals, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Honoré Daumier, Piero della Francesca, and Gustave Doré.

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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, Heinrich Kramer, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Cosimo Tura, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Antoine Busnois, 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, Giuliano da Sangallo, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, 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 177 out of 4,088Before 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). After him are Pope Gregory XV (1554), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Pliny the Younger (61), Pope Paul IV (1476), Pope Martin V (1369), and Guido of Arezzo (991).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Giovanni Bellini ranks 17Before him are Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Tintoretto (1518), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Fra Angelico (1400), Paolo Veronese (1528), and Giorgione (1478). After him are Piero della Francesca (1415), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Paolo Uccello (1475), Pietro Perugino (1446), and Cimabue (1240).