Castagno, Andrea del

(ca. 1423-1457)
   The most talented Florentine painter of the generation following Masaccio, whose style influenced him greatly. He thoroughly assimilated the techniques of perspective defined by Filippo Brunelleschi and first successfully applied to painting by Masaccio. The technical mastery demonstrated in his Last Supper (ca. 1445-1450) was confirmed by his David, completed about five years later.

Historical Dictionary of Renaissance. . 2004.

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  • Castagno, Andrea del — orig. Andrea di Bartolo born с 1421, San Martino a Corella, Republic of Florence died Aug. 19, 1457, Florence Italian painter active in Florence. Little is known of his early life, and many of his paintings have been lost. His earliest dated… …   Universalium

  • Castagno, Andrea del — (c. 1419 1457)    Andrea del Castagno was born in the Mugello, near Florence. Little is known of his life, though Giorgio Vasari described him as a violent individual, stating that he murdered his competitor Domenico Veneziano out of envy. In the …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Castagno,Andrea del — Cas·ta·gno (kä stäʹnyō), Andrea del. 1423 1457. Florentine painter noted for his Last Supper, part of the Passion of Christ Cycle that he painted for the Church of Sant Apollonia in Florence. * * * …   Universalium

  • Castagno, Andrea del — ► (1423? 57) Pintor italiano de la escuela florentina; se caracterizó por su realismo. Destaca su pintura de tema profano, sobre todo, la serie de Hombres y mujeres ilustres. * * * orig. Andrea di Bartolo ( 1421, San Martino a Corella, República… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Andrea del Castagno — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Andrea del Castagno Fresco de Niccolò da Tolentino (1456), obra de Andrea del Castagno Nombre real Andrea di Bartolo di Bargilla …   Wikipedia Español

  • ANDREA DEL CASTAGNO — (1390 ou 1406 ou 1421 1457) Au début du Quattrocento, divers peintres florentins élaborent un style qui brise avec ce que le Trecento, dominé par Giotto, comportait encore d’empreinte gothique. La conquête, par Masaccio, d’un espace cohérent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Andrea del Castagno — Andrea del Castagno: Christus im Todesgrab mit Engeln, Fresko, Italien, um 1445 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Andrea Del Castagno — Niccolò da Tolentino, fresque (1456) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Andrea del Castagno — Andrea del Castạgno   [ ɲo], italienischer Maler, * Castagno bei Florenz 1419 (?), ✝ Florenz 14. 8. 1457; beeinflusst von Donatello, Masaccio und P. Ucello; 1442 in Venedig tätig, danach in Florenz. Andrea gehört zu den Bahnbrechern der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Andrea del Castagno — Niccolò da Tolentino, fresque (1456) …   Wikipédia en Français

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