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By Marco Bussagli

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – 12 October 1492) was once a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by way of Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he was once sometimes called a mathematician and geometer. these days Piero della Francesca is mainly preferred for his paintings. His portray was once characterised through its serene humanism, its use of geometric kinds and standpoint. His most famed paintings is the cycle of frescoes "The Legend of the genuine Cross" within the church of San Francesco within the Tuscan city of Arezzo.

Sommario:

Piero Aritmetico
Piero Platonico
Il problema cronologico
La "Flagellazione"
Piero e Urbino

Quadro cronologico
Bibliografia

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