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 191,417 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Orazio Gentileschi is the 265th most popular painter (up from 288th in 2019), the 864th most popular biography from Italy (up from 902nd in 2019) and the 76th 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 265 out of 1,428Before him are Jacopo Bassano, Francesco Guardi, Jacques Callot, Henri Fantin-Latour, Jan Brueghel the Younger, and François Gérard. After him are Pieter Aertsen, Frans Snyders, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Joachim Patinir, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād, and Francesco Hayez.

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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, Andrew Báthory, Hosokawa Gracia, Jodocus Hondius, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, and Hosokawa Tadaoki. Among people deceased in 1639, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 3Before him are Mustafa I and Tommaso Campanella. After him are Martin de Porres, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar, Roelant Savery, Martin Opitz, Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, Stefano Landi, Augusta of Denmark, John Ford, and Johannes Meursius.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 864 out of 4,088Before him are Baldassare Galuppi (1706), Giovanni Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia (1474), Francesco Totti (1976), Pope Leo VIII (900), François Gérard (1770), and Tiberius Claudius Nero (-85). After him are Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta (1900), Bernardino of Siena (1380), Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (1587), Lucius Cornelius Cinna (-135), Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444), and Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Orazio Gentileschi ranks 76Before him are Luigi Russolo (1885), Bernardo Bellotto (1721), Domenichino (1581), Jacopo Bassano (1510), Francesco Guardi (1712), and François Gérard (1770). After him are Francesco Hayez (1791), Masolino da Panicale (1383), John Singer Sargent (1856), Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), Francesco Melzi (1491), and Francesco Primaticcio (1504).