1518 - 1594

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Jacopo Robusti (late September or early October 1518 – 31 May 1594), best known as Tintoretto ( TIN-tə-RET-oh, Italian: [tintoˈretto], Venetian: [tiŋtoˈɾeto]), was an Italian Renaissance painter of the Venetian school. His contemporaries both admired and criticized the speed with which he painted, and the unprecedented boldness of his brushwork. For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed il Furioso (Italian for 'the Furious'). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tintoretto has received more than 1,013,049 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Tintoretto is the 43rd most popular painter (down from 39th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 91st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Painter.

Tintoretto is most famous for his large paintings in the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

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Among painters, Tintoretto ranks 43 out of 2,023Before him are Joan Miró, René Magritte, Masaccio, Gustave Courbet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Amedeo Modigliani. After him are Nicolas Poussin, Anthony van Dyck, Paolo Veronese, Andrea del Verrocchio, J. M. W. Turner, and Paul Klee.

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Among people born in 1518, Tintoretto ranks 1After him are Antoine of Navarre, Lope de Aguirre, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, Sidonie of Saxony, and Hieronymus Cock. Among people deceased in 1594, Tintoretto ranks 2Before him is Gerardus Mercator. After him are Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Orlande de Lassus, Ishikawa Goemon, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Martin Frobisher, Bálint Balassi, Alonso de Ercilla, Thomas Kyd, Girolamo Mei, and William Allen.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tintoretto ranks 103 out of 5,161Before him are Bud Spencer (1929), Pope Leo X (1475), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Domitian (51), Pope Pius III (1439), and Pope Gregory VII (1020). After him are Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Pliny the Elder (23), Antoninus Pius (86), Pope Pius X (1835), Amedeo Avogadro (1776), and Pope Paul III (1468).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Tintoretto ranks 10Before him are Sandro Botticelli (1445), Titian (1488), Donatello (1386), Giotto (1267), Masaccio (1401), and Amedeo Modigliani (1884). After him are Paolo Veronese (1528), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Fra Angelico (1400), and Giorgione (1478).