Lorenzo Lotto

1480 - 1556

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Lorenzo Lotto (c. 1480 – 1556/57) was an Italian Renaissance painter, draughtsman, and illustrator, traditionally placed in the Venetian school, though much of his career was spent in other north Italian cities. He painted mainly altarpieces, religious subjects and portraits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lorenzo Lotto has received more than 249,241 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Lorenzo Lotto is the 232nd most popular painter (up from 233rd in 2019), the 781st most popular biography from Italy (up from 783rd in 2019) and the 60th most popular Italian Painter.

Lorenzo Lotto was an Italian painter of the Venetian school. He is most famous for his portraits and religious paintings.

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Among painters, Lorenzo Lotto ranks 232 out of 2,023Before him are Joshua Reynolds, Ferdinand Hodler, Charles-François Daubigny, Agostino Carracci, Peder Severin Krøyer, and Gerard van Honthorst. After him are Nicholas Roerich, Lorenzo di Credi, Jacopo Bellini, Jacques Callot, Angela Hitler, and Marie Bashkirtseff.

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Among people born in 1480, Lorenzo Lotto ranks 7Before him are Ferdinand Magellan, Lucrezia Borgia, Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, Matthias Grünewald, Albrecht Altdorfer, and Johann Georg Faust. After him are Joachim Patinir, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, Palma Vecchio, and Dosso Dossi. Among people deceased in 1556, Lorenzo Lotto ranks 5Before him are Ignatius of Loyola, Fuzûlî, Humayun, and Pietro Aretino. After him are Thomas Cranmer, Martin Agricola, Frederick II, Elector Palatine, Maximus the Greek, Saitō Dōsan, Tullia d'Aragona, and Richard Chancellor.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lorenzo Lotto ranks 781 out of 5,161Before him are Amalasuntha (495), Italo Balbo (1896), Agostino Carracci (1557), Vannozza dei Cattanei (1442), Mina (1940), and Maria Luisa of Spain (1745). After him are Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France (1248), Tancred, King of Sicily (1138), Milo of Croton (-557), Pope Benedict IV (860), Maria Goretti (1890), and Giosuè Carducci (1835).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Lorenzo Lotto ranks 60Before him are Pisanello (1395), Francesco Guardi (1712), John William Waterhouse (1849), Rosso Fiorentino (1494), Luca Giordano (1634), and Agostino Carracci (1557). After him are Lorenzo di Credi (1459), Jacopo Bellini (1396), Antonio del Pollaiolo (1429), Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), Il Sodoma (1477), and Piero di Cosimo (1462).