Guido Reni

1575 - 1642

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Guido Reni (Italian pronunciation: [ˌɡwiːdo ˈrɛːni]; 4 November 1575 – 18 August 1642) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, although his works showed a classical manner, similar to Simon Vouet, Nicolas Poussin, and Philippe de Champaigne. He painted primarily religious works, but also mythological and allegorical subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guido Reni has received more than 545,769 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Guido Reni is the 108th most popular painter (down from 106th in 2019), the 374th most popular biography from Italy (down from 354th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Italian Painter.

GUIDO RENI is most famous for being a painter of the Italian Baroque. He was born in Bologna, Italy, and he is most famous for his work in the Baroque style.

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Over the past year Guido Reni has had the most page views in the with 65,033 views, followed by Italian (44,762), and Spanish (28,050). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (122.65%), Irish (70.50%), and Slovenian (64.80%)


Among painters, Guido Reni ranks 108 out of 2,023Before him are Sofonisba Anguissola, Bronzino, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Vittore Carpaccio, Matthias Grünewald, and Claude Lorrain. After him are Hyacinthe Rigaud, Georges de La Tour, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Ivan Aivazovsky, Annibale Carracci, and Simone Martini.

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Among people born in 1575, Guido Reni ranks 2Before him is Marie de' Medici. After him are Jakob Böhme, Gwanghaegun of Joseon, Concino Concini, Christoph Scheiner, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Diego, Prince of Asturias, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Vittoria Aleotti, Antoine de Montchrestien, and Christina of Salm. Among people deceased in 1642, Guido Reni ranks 4Before him are Galileo Galilei, Cardinal Richelieu, and Marie de' Medici. After him are Saskia van Uylenburgh, Safi of Persia, Dmitry Pozharsky, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, Pieter van Laer, Friedrich Kettler, Frans Francken the Younger, and Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Guido Reni ranks 374 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Sergius II (800), Amadeo I of Spain (1845), Pope Anastasius III (890), Pope Julius I (300), Gordian III (225), and Pope Celestine IV (1200). After him are Antipope John XXIII (1370), Vitus (290), Archytas (-428), Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625), Pope Sixtus III (390), and Alberto Moravia (1907).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Guido Reni ranks 33Before him are Antonio da Correggio (1489), Lisa del Giocondo (1479), Filippo Lippi (1406), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), Bronzino (1503), and Vittore Carpaccio (1465). After him are Annibale Carracci (1560), Simone Martini (1284), Andrea del Sarto (1486), Parmigianino (1503), Antonello da Messina (1430), and Lavinia Fontana (1552).