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Jacopo Sansovino

1486 - 1570

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Jacopo d'Antonio Sansovino (2 July 1486 – 27 November 1570) was an Italian Renaissance sculptor and architect, best known for his works around the Piazza San Marco in Venice. These are crucial works in the history of Venetian Renaissance architecture. Andrea Palladio, in the Preface to his Quattro Libri was of the opinion that Sansovino's Biblioteca Marciana was the best building erected since Antiquity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacopo Sansovino has received more than 111,204 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Jacopo Sansovino is the 21st most popular sculptor (up from 23rd in 2019), the 757th most popular biography from Italy (down from 746th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Sculptor.

Jacopo Sansovino is most famous for his work on the Library of San Marco in Venice.

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Among sculptors, Jacopo Sansovino ranks 21 out of 189Before him are Alexander Calder, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Giambologna, Marie Tussaud, Henry Moore, and Lars Vilks. After him are Luca della Robbia, Nicola Pisano, Paul Landowski, Andrea Pisano, Giovanni Pisano, and Antoine Bourdelle.

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Among people born in 1486, Jacopo Sansovino ranks 4Before him are Arthur, Prince of Wales, Andrea del Sarto, and Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. After him are Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Sher Shah Suri, Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Francysk Skaryna, Gerolamo Emiliani, Ahuitzotl, Johann Eck, and Martin Agricola. Among people deceased in 1570, Jacopo Sansovino ranks 1After him are Francesco Melzi, Francesco Primaticcio, Yi Hwang, Paris Bordone, Philibert de l'Orme, João de Barros, Moses ben Jacob Cordovero, Frans Floris, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Eleonora Gonzaga, Duchess of Urbino, and Tielman Susato.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Jacopo Sansovino ranks 757 out of 4,668Before him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1590), and Tarcisius (263). After him are Luca della Robbia (1399), Marcus Claudius Tacitus (200), Poggio Bracciolini (1380), Isabella d'Este (1474), Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este (1787), and Pope Stephen V (850).

Among SCULPTORS In Italy

Among sculptors born in Italy, Jacopo Sansovino ranks 4Before him are Benvenuto Cellini (1500), Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378), and Antonio Canova (1757). After him are Luca della Robbia (1399), Nicola Pisano (1225), Andrea Pisano (1290), Giovanni Pisano (1248), Alessandro Algardi (1595), Jacopo della Quercia (1374), Andrea della Robbia (1435), and Bernardo Rossellino (1409).