PAINTER

Piero della Francesca

1415 - 1492

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Piero della Francesca (, also US: , Italian: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska] (listen); c. 1415 – 12 October 1492), originally named Piero di Benedetto, was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. To contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer. Nowadays Piero della Francesca is chiefly appreciated for his art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piero della Francesca has received more than 685,460 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Piero della Francesca is the 67th most popular painter (up from 69th in 2019), the 225th most popular biography from Italy (down from 205th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Painter.

Piero della Francesca is most famous for his frescoes and paintings in the city of Arezzo.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Piero della Francesca ranks 67 out of 1,421Before him are Giorgione, Jackson Pollock, Giovanni Bellini, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Théodore Géricault, and Alfred Sisley. After him are Henri Rousseau, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Rogier van der Weyden, Alphonse Mucha, Gustave Doré, and Frans Hals.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1415, Piero della Francesca ranks 1After him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Dieric Bouts, Vasily II of Moscow, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Jan Długosz, Joanot Martorell, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Albert van Ouwater, John Argyropoulos, Aristotele Fioravanti, and Afonso Gonçalves Baldaia. Among people deceased in 1492, Piero della Francesca ranks 3Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici and Pope Innocent VIII. After him are Elizabeth Woodville, Casimir IV Jagiellon, Jami, Gülbahar Hatun, Beatrice of Silva, Antoine Busnois, Jaume Huguet, and Sonni Ali.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 225 out of 4,668Before him are Messalina (17), Rita of Cascia (1381), Diodorus Siculus (-90), Cesare Lombroso (1835), Pope Clement X (1590), and Pope Boniface V (575). After him are Pope Celestine V (1215), Gerolamo Cardano (1501), Lucius Verus (130), Pope Lucius I (200), Giorgio Armani (1934), and Ludovico Sforza (1452).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Piero della Francesca ranks 18Before him are Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Paolo Veronese (1528), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), Giorgione (1478), Giovanni Bellini (1430), and Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448). After him are Pietro Perugino (1446), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), Cimabue (1240), Paolo Uccello (1475), and Filippo Lippi (1406).