Piero Della Francesca

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Style: Early Renaissance

Place: Sansepolcro

Born: 1415

Death: 1492

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 - October 12, 1492) was a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer. Nowadays Piero della Francesca is chiefly appreciated for his art. His painting was characterized by its serene humanism, its use ...