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PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA (1410 - 1492), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA (1410 - 1492), Painter

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1410 or 1420, in San Sepolcro; died 1492, in San Sepolcro.

Painter. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects.

Arezzo School.

Piero della Francesca was born in a small town in the Tiber valley in Tuscany. He studied in Florence from around 1430, where he was probably a pupil of Domenico Veneziano. While the documented facts of his life are few, there are

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