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date: 22 July 2019

Verrocchio, Andrea del (Andrea di Cioni) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers

(b Florence, c.1435; d Venice, June/July 1488).Florentine sculptor, painter, and metalworker, one of the outstanding Italian artists of his period. His nickname Verrocchio (‘true eye’) does not refer to his sharpness of vision, but evidently was adopted from a goldsmith for whom he worked early in his career. He is said to have studied in ... ...

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