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Tintoretto ( TIN-tə-RET-oh, Italian: [tintoˈretto], Venetian: [tiŋtoˈɾeto]; born Jacopo Robusti; late September or early October 1518 – 31 May 1594) was an Italian painter identified with 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 ("The Furious"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tintoretto has received more than 852,264 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 73 in 2019). Tintoretto is the 39th most popular painter (up from 43rd in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 90th in 2019) and the 9th 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 39 out of 1,421Before him are Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Gustave Courbet, Giotto, and Joan Miró. After him are René Magritte, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Masaccio, Caspar David Friedrich, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, and J. M. W. Turner.

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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, and Hieronymus Cock. Among people deceased in 1594, Tintoretto ranks 2Before him is Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. After him are Gerardus Mercator, Orlande de Lassus, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Ishikawa Goemon, Martin Frobisher, Bálint Balassi, Alonso de Ercilla, Thomas Kyd, and Girolamo Mei.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Tintoretto ranks 92 out of 4,668Before him are Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Pope Paul VI (1897), Pope Leo X (1475), Bud Spencer (1929), Girolamo Savonarola (1452), and Brutus the Younger (-85). After him are Pope Pius X (1835), Enrico Fermi (1901), Domitian (51), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Pliny the Elder (23), and Pope Benedict XV (1854).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Tintoretto ranks 9Before him are Caravaggio (1571), Sandro Botticelli (1445), Titian (1488), Donatello (1386), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), and Giotto (1267). After him are Masaccio (1401), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), Paolo Veronese (1528), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), and Giorgione (1478).