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Piero della Francesca (also Piero de'Franceschi)

Born: 1416 AD
Died: 1492 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Painters, Sculptor


1416 – He was born this year in Borgo San Sepolcro.


1439 – He was working with Domenici Veneziano on frescoes for the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence. He also worked in Rimini, Ferrara, and Rome.


1460 – He painted The Flagellation which is one of the most famous and controversial pictures of Renaissance.


1466 - The unfinished facade of the church of San Francesco in the Tuscan city of Arezzo is home to what is generally considered  one of his masterpiece in early Renaissance painting, a cycle of frescoes depicting the Legend of the True Cross.


1492 – He died this year in Borgo San Sepolcro.









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