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Orcagna

1315 - 1368

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Andrea di Cione di Arcangelo (c. 1308 – 25 August 1368), better known as Orcagna, was an Italian painter, sculptor, and architect active in Florence. He worked as a consultant at the Florence Cathedral and supervised the construction of the façade at the Orvieto Cathedral. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Orcagna has received more than 50,680 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Orcagna is the 434th most popular painter (up from 448th in 2019), the 1,328th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,327th in 2019) and the 115th most popular Italian Painter.

Orcagna is most famous for his frescoes in the Orvieto Cathedral.

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  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Orcagna ranks 434 out of 1,421Before him are Anna Ancher, Veit Stoss, Piero Manzoni, Marianne von Werefkin, Albert Edelfelt, and Ernest Meissonier. After him are Tsuguharu Foujita, Erich Heckel, Willem van Aelst, Suzuki Harunobu, Hubert Robert, and Raoul Hausmann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1315, Orcagna ranks 4Before him are Empress Gi, Bonne of Luxembourg, and Louis V, Duke of Bavaria. After him are Étienne Marcel, James III of Majorca, Irene Palaiologina of Trebizond, Muhammad IV of Granada, Constanza Manuel, Basil of Trebizond, and Eberhard II, Count of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1368, Orcagna ranks 2Before him is Ibn Battuta. After him are Guy de Chauliac, Blanche of Lancaster, Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, Emperor Go-Murakami, Ilyas Khoja, and Marco Cornaro.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Orcagna ranks 1,328 out of 4,668Before him are Pietro Della Valle (1586), Piero Manzoni (1933), Mario Capecchi (1937), Renata Scotto (1934), Mikhail Tsvet (1872), and Andreas Hofer (1767). After him are Louis II, Elector of Brandenburg (1328), Gianni Morandi (1944), Andrea della Robbia (1435), Carlo Rubbia (1934), Dicaearchus (-350), and Bruttia Crispina (164).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Orcagna ranks 115Before him are Giovanni Segantini (1858), Cristofano Allori (1577), Cosimo Tura (1430), Alessandro Allori (1535), Carlo Levi (1902), and Piero Manzoni (1933). After him are Giovanni Boldini (1842), Jacopo de' Barbari (1460), Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio (1467), Pietro Longhi (1701), Andrea Solari (1460), and Michael Pacher (1435).