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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 454,506 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Guido Reni is the 105th most popular painter (down from 104th in 2019), the 355th most popular biography from Italy (down from 343rd in 2019) and the 30th 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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Among painters, Guido Reni ranks 105 out of 1,421Before him are Canaletto, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Hans Memling, Oskar Kokoschka, Georges de La Tour, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. After him are Yayoi Kusama, Tamara de Lempicka, Ivan Aivazovsky, Simone Martini, Antonio da Correggio, and Giorgio de Chirico.

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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, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Antoine de Montchrestien, Christoph Scheiner, John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Diego, Prince of Asturias, Vittoria Aleotti, and Francesco Molin. 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, and Sophia Hedwig of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Guido Reni ranks 355 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Julius I (300), Pope Gregory X (1210), Carlo Goldoni (1707), Pope Boniface I (370), Ancus Marcius (-675), and Gordian III (225). After him are Pope Gregory II (669), Vitus (290), Pope Agatho (574), Yves Montand (1921), Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), and Antonio Canova (1757).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Guido Reni ranks 30Before him are Filippo Lippi (1406), Vittore Carpaccio (1465), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), Duccio (1255), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), and Canaletto (1697). After him are Simone Martini (1284), Antonio da Correggio (1489), Bronzino (1503), Annibale Carracci (1560), Umberto Boccioni (1882), and Parmigianino (1503).