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Benedetto da Maiano
(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. ...
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
(b Maiano, nr Florence, 1432; d Naples, 17 Oct 1490).
Italian architect, wood-carver and intarsia
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 ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Italian architect, the elder brother of Benedetto da Maiano. As a young man he worked as a woodcarver and ...
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 ...
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, ...