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Giuliano da Maiano

(1432—1490)

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Benedetto da Maiano

Benedetto da Maiano  

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(b Maiano, c.1442; d Florence, 24 May 1497).One of the leading Florentine sculptors of his generation, a member of a family of artists from Maiano, near Florence, a village renowned for its quarries. ...
da Maiano, Giuliano

da Maiano, Giuliano (1432)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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2006
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Art & Architecture
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(b Maiano, nr Florence, 1432; d Naples, 17 Oct 1490).

Italian architect, wood-carver and intarsia

del Tasso family

del Tasso family  

A large family of Florentine woodworkers of whom the most prominent was Domenico di Francesco del Tasso (1440–1508). Domenico completed the choir stalls in Perugia Cathedral after the death of ...
Giuliano da Maiano

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(1432–90),

Italian architect, the elder brother of Benedetto da Maiano. As a young man he worked as a woodcarver and ...

intarsia

intarsia  

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Method of creating a picture or design on a wooden surface (typically wall panelling or a piece of furniture) by attaching small pieces of variously coloured woods to it. Intarsia was popular in ...
villa

villa  

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1 Antique Roman country-house or farmstead of three basic types:villa rustica:house in the country with spacious accommodation for the owner and his family, and quarters for staff and workers, ...

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