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Paolo Uccello
1396-1475

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Early in his life Uccello was an apprentice to the Sculptor Ghiberti, later working in Venice as a mosaicist in
Venice producing frescos. His art combines the decorative, elaborate Gothic style with early Renaissance perspective.

Works include:
The Battle of San Romano - UFFIZI GALLERY
- Florence
The Flood 1446 - fresco Chiostro Verde Santa Maria Novella Florence
St George and the Dragon c1456 - NATIONAL GALLERY -in London
The Miracle of the Desecrated Host c1467 - Galleria Nazionale Urbino
 

The Battle of San Romano c. 1454-57
Tempera and silver foil on wood panel
Original in the National Gallery London

Related artists include: Casttagno, Gozzoli, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca

Uccello was commissioned by Piero de'Medici to paint the 3 huge panels depicting the Battle of San Romano.
They were for the large hall of the Medici Palace which was being built by Michelozzo a leading Florentine architect.  

 

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