SCULPTOR

Nicola Pisano

1225 - 1284

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Nicola Pisano (also called Niccolò Pisano, Nicola de Apulia or Nicola Pisanus; c. 1220/1225 – c. 1284) was an Italian sculptor whose work is noted for its classical Roman sculptural style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicola Pisano has received more than 131,964 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Nicola Pisano is the 22nd most popular sculptor (up from 23rd in 2019), the 724th most popular biography from Italy (down from 666th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Sculptor.

Nicola Pisano is most famous for his work on the pulpit in the cathedral of Pisa.

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Among SCULPTORS

Among sculptors, Nicola Pisano ranks 22 out of 190. Before him are Alexander Calder, Marie Tussaud, Scopas, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Luca della Robbia, and Andrea Pisano. After him are Jacopo Sansovino, Gustav Vigeland, Louise Bourgeois, Giovanni Pisano, Claus Sluter, and Antoine Bourdelle.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1225, Nicola Pisano ranks 3Before him are Thomas Aquinas and Pope Innocent V. After him are Isabelle of France, David VI of Georgia, Bolesław the Pious, and John XI of Constantinople. Among people deceased in 1284, Nicola Pisano ranks 2Before him is Alfonso X of Castile. After him are Tekuder, Hōjō Tokimune, Siger of Brabant, Hugh III of Cyprus, George, Emperor of Trebizond, Peter I, Count of Alençon, Sturla Þórðarson, and Adelaide of Holland.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Nicola Pisano ranks 724 out of 4,088. Before him are Agostino Carracci (1557), Pope Leo VII (900), Catherine Cornaro (1454), Sextus Pompey (-67), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), and Poggio Bracciolini (1380). After him are Giacomo Leopardi (1798), Arrigo Sacchi (1946), Peter Lombard (1096), Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798), Angela Merici (1474), and Giovanni Agnelli (1866).

Among SCULPTORS In Italy

Among sculptors born in Italy, Nicola Pisano ranks 6Before him are Benvenuto Cellini (1500), Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378), Antonio Canova (1757), Luca della Robbia (1399), and Andrea Pisano (1290). After him are Jacopo Sansovino (1486), Giovanni Pisano (1248), Alessandro Algardi (1595), Jacopo della Quercia (1374), Andrea della Robbia (1435), and Bernardo Rossellino (1409).