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Quercia

[kwer-chah] /ˈkwɛr tʃɑ/
noun
1.
Jacopo Della
[yah-kaw-paw del-lah] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ ˌdɛl lɑ/ (Show IPA),
1374?–1438, Italian sculptor.
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  • jacopo della quercia alone had something of his genius of material.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • jacopo della quercia ran the danger of imprisonment for neglecting the commands of Siena.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Her husband then ordered of the sculptor jacopo della quercia a marble tomb to be placed in the cathedral.

  • Little winged putti surround its base, and it ranks among the best productions of the accomplished jacopo della quercia.

    Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins
  • In a word, he was an able master and a worthy disciple of jacopo della quercia of Siena.

  • jacopo della quercia came to Lucca in 1413, and six years later left after finishing this and other sculptures there.

    Ruskin Relics W. G. Collingwood
  • It is the everlasting work of jacopo della quercia, the Sienese.

British Dictionary definitions for jacopo della quercia

Jacopo della Quercia

/Italian ˈjaːkopo ˌdela ˈkwɛrtʃa/
noun
1.
?1374–1438, Italian Renaissance sculptor: best known for his marble reliefs of scenes from Genesis around the portal of S. Petronio, Bologna (1425–35)

Quercia

/Italian ˈkwertʃa/
noun
1.
Jacopo della. See Jacopo della Quercia
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