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""Statue of Andrea Orcagna in the Uffizi outside gallery in Florence carved by Niccolò Bazzanti at Pietro Bazzanti e Figlio Art Gallery, Forence
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Statue of Andrea Orcagna in the Uffizi outside gallery in Florence carved by Niccolò Bazzanti at "Pietro Bazzanti e Figlio Art Gallery, Forence

Andrea di Cione di Arcangelo (c. 1308 – August 25, 1368), better known as Orcagna, was an "Italian painter, sculptor, and architect active in "Florence. He worked as a consultant at the Florence Cathedral and supervised the construction of the facade at the Orvieto Cathedral.[1]

Works[edit]

Orcagna's works include:

The mosaic decoration and the rose window of the "cathedral of Orvieto is attributed to Orcagna, who had become Master of the Works in 1359.

Pupil[edit]

Among Orcagna's pupils or legacy were:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.museumsinflorence.com/uffizi/uffizis/uffizin.html
  2. ^ "Orcagna". "Catholic Encyclopedia. 
  3. ^ Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 586. 
  4. ^ Le vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori ed architettori, Volume 1, by Giorgio Vasari, Editor G. C. Sansoni, (1906); page 609.
  5. ^ Vasari, page 610.
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