By Marco Bussagli

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – 12 October 1492) used to be a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by way of Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he used to be sometimes called a mathematician and geometer. these days Piero della Francesca is mainly favored for his paintings. His portray was once characterised via its serene humanism, its use of geometric types and standpoint. His most famed paintings is the cycle of frescoes "The Legend of the genuine Cross" within the church of San Francesco within the Tuscan city of Arezzo.

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Piero Aritmetico
Piero Platonico
Il problema cronologico
La "Flagellazione"
Piero e Urbino

Quadro cronologico
Bibliografia

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