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Orazio Gentileschi

1563 - 1639

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Orazio Lomi Gentileschi (1563–1639) was an Italian painter. Born in Tuscany, he began his career in Rome, painting in a Mannerist style, much of his work consisting of painting the figures within the decorative schemes of other artists. After 1600, he came under the influence of the more naturalistic style of Caravaggio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orazio Gentileschi has received more than 208,877 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Orazio Gentileschi is the 255th most popular painter (up from 264th in 2019), the 855th most popular biography from Italy (up from 864th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Italian Painter.

Orazio Gentileschi is most famous for his painting, "The Sacrifice of Iphigenia." The painting depicts the sacrifice of Iphigenia in order to appease the gods and ensure a safe voyage for the Greeks.

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Among painters, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 255 out of 1,421Before him are Rosso Fiorentino, Gentile da Fabriano, Francesco Hayez, August Macke, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, and Domenichino. After him are Jan van Goyen, Helene Schjerfbeck, Luigi Russolo, Ivan Kramskoi, Guercino, and Hendrick Avercamp.

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Among people born in 1563, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 3Before him are Wanli Emperor and John Dowland. After him are Johannes Althusius, Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Mavro Orbini, Guru Arjan, Jodocus Hondius, Andrew Báthory, Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, and Hosokawa Gracia. Among people deceased in 1639, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 3Before him are Mustafa I and Tommaso Campanella. After him are Martin de Porres, Roelant Savery, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, Martin Opitz, Stefano Landi, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Augusta of Denmark, John Ford, and Johannes Meursius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 855 out of 4,668Before him are Franco Modigliani (1918), Baldassare Galuppi (1706), Andrea Pisano (1290), Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans (1810), Domenichino (1581), and Giuseppe Torelli (1658). After him are Florianus (232), Titus Tatius (-800), Atia (-85), Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases (1569), Maximilian Sforza (1493), and Luigi Russolo (1885).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 72Before him are Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), Francesco Guardi (1712), Rosso Fiorentino (1494), Gentile da Fabriano (1370), Francesco Hayez (1791), and Domenichino (1581). After him are Luigi Russolo (1885), Guercino (1591), Il Sodoma (1477), Carlo Crivelli (1430), Jacopo Bassano (1510), and Salvator Rosa (1615).