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Reza Abbasi

1565 - 1635

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Reza Abbasi, Riza yi-Abbasi or Reza-e Abbasi, رضا عباسی in Persian, usually Reza Abbasi also Aqa Reza (see below) or Āqā Riżā Kāshānī (c. 1565 – 1635) was the leading Persian miniaturist of the Isfahan School during the later Safavid period, spending most of his career working for Shah Abbas I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reza Abbasi has received more than 116,168 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Reza Abbasi is the 743rd most popular painter (down from 591st in 2019), the 199th most popular biography from Iran (down from 162nd in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Painter.

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  • 28

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  • 3.29

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Among painters, Reza Abbasi ranks 743 out of 1,421Before him are Vincenzo Catena, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Tommaso da Modena, Govert Flinck, Zhang Zeduan, and Jens Juel. After him are Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Giovanni di Paolo, Nuno Gonçalves, Wols, Carlo Maratta, and Nikolaos Gyzis.

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Among people born in 1565, Reza Abbasi ranks 8Before him are Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Mori Ranmaru, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Marie de Gournay, Luís Vaz de Torres, and Cornelis de Houtman. After him are Francesc Ribalta, Hendrick de Keyser, Ketevan the Martyr, Peter Fourier, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, and Edward Fortunatus. Among people deceased in 1635, Reza Abbasi ranks 6Before him are Lope de Vega, Wilhelm Schickard, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Callot, and Zacharias Janssen. After him are Joos de Momper, Domenico Tintoretto, Elisabeth of Lorraine, Friedrich Spee, Fakhr al-Din II, and Alessandro Tassoni.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Reza Abbasi ranks 199 out of 528Before him are Sati Beg (1300), Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai (1892), Shihab al-Din 'Umar al-Suhrawardi (1145), Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi (1627), Baba Tahir (947), and Orodes III of Parthia (-100). After him are Daqiqi (1000), Googoosh (1950), Mandane of Media (-584), Fazlollah Zahedi (1897), Lotf Ali Khan (1769), and Azarmidokht (null).

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Among PAINTERS In Iran

Among painters born in Iran, Reza Abbasi ranks 1After him are Kamal-ol-molk (1848), Guity Novin (1944), Abd al-Samad (1500), and Ali Divandari (1957).