Marcantonio Raimondi

1480 - 1534

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Marcantonio Raimondi, often called simply Marcantonio (c. 1470/82 – c. 1534), was an Italian engraver, known for being the first important printmaker whose body of work consists largely of prints copying paintings. He is therefore a key figure in the rise of the reproductive print. He also systematized a technique of engraving that became dominant in Italy and elsewhere. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcantonio Raimondi has received more than 133,883 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcantonio Raimondi is the 412th most popular painter (down from 396th in 2019), the 1,262nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,220th in 2019) and the 113th most popular Italian Painter.

Marcantonio Raimondi was a 16th century Italian engraver and printmaker. He is most famous for his engravings of Michelangelo's sculptures.

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Over the past year Marcantonio Raimondi has had the most page views in the with 13,829 views, followed by Italian (6,346), and French (3,765). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (97.11%), Armenian (73.46%), and Esperanto (61.01%)


Among painters, Marcantonio Raimondi ranks 412 out of 2,023Before him are John Bauer, Jean-Étienne Liotard, Vasily Perov, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, and Pietro Cavallini. After him are Carlo Dolci, Lucian Freud, Cristofano Allori, Karel Appel, Isaac Levitan, and Jan Matsys.

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Among people born in 1480, Marcantonio Raimondi ranks 16Before him are Saint Cajetan, Götz von Berlichingen, Palma Vecchio, Dosso Dossi, Gazi Husrev-beg, and Pier Gerlofs Donia. After him are Salaì, Jean Clouet, Matrakçı Nasuh, Juan de Grijalva, Stańczyk, and Charlotte of Albret. Among people deceased in 1534, Marcantonio Raimondi ranks 6Before him are Pope Clement VII, Hafsa Sultan, Antonio da Correggio, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. After him are Thomas Cajetan, Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Stephen VIII Báthory, Barbara Jagiellon, Otto Brunfels, and Khvandamir.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marcantonio Raimondi ranks 1,262 out of 5,161Before him are Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812), Baldassare Longhena (1596), Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus (-600), Giuseppe Saragat (1898), and Pietro Cavallini (1240). After him are Ettore Majorana (1906), Julia Drusilla (39), Carlo Dolci (1616), Giles of Rome (1243), Peter II of Sicily (1305), and Daniela Bianchi (1942).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Marcantonio Raimondi ranks 113Before him are Orcagna (1315), Lorenzo Costa (1460), Giambattista Pittoni (1687), Gino Severini (1883), Andrea Solari (1460), and Pietro Cavallini (1240). After him are Carlo Dolci (1616), Cristofano Allori (1577), Piero Manzoni (1933), Cennino Cennini (1360), Fede Galizia (1578), and Pompeo Batoni (1708).