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Masaccio

[mah-saht-chaw; English muh-sah-chee-oh]
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noun
  1. Tommaso Guidi, 1401–28?, Italian painter.
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Examples from the Web for masaccio

Historical Examples

  • Masaccio, also, was the first to place his figures in air, enveloping them in atmosphere.

    The Gate of Appreciation

    Carleton Noyes

  • The picture was for a long time attributed to Masaccio's master, Masolino.

    Filippo Lippi

    Paul G. Konody

  • He may be regarded as the last direct inheritor of the traditions of Masaccio.

    The Story of Florence

    Edmund G. Gardner

  • Just so compare those by Masaccio and Ghirlandajo with what was done before.

    Barbara's Heritage

    Deristhe L. Hoyt

  • Masaccio painted his portrait in the Carmine, but it is lost.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for masaccio

Masaccio

noun
  1. original name Tommaso Guidi. 1401–28, Florentine painter. He was the first to apply to painting the laws of perspective discovered by Brunelleschi. His chief work is the frescoes in the Brancacci chapel in the church of Sta. Maria del Carmine, Florence
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