Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Pollaiuolo

[poh-lahy-woh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-waw-law] /ˌpoʊ laɪˈwoʊ loʊ; Italian ˌpɔl laɪˈwɔ lɔ/
noun
1.
Antonio
[ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1429–98, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith.
2.
his brother, Piero
[pye-raw] /ˈpyɛ rɔ/ (Show IPA),
1443–96, painter, sculptor, and goldsmith.
Also, Pollaiolo
[poh-lahy-oh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-aw-law] /ˌpoʊ laɪˈoʊ loʊ; Italian ˌpɔl laɪˈɔ lɔ/ (Show IPA),
Pollajuolo
[poh-lahy-woh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-waw-law] /ˌpoʊ laɪˈwoʊ loʊ; Italian ˌpɔl laɪˈwɔ lɔ/ (Show IPA)
.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Pollaiuolo
Historical Examples
  • The passion of Pollaiuolo was to discover the science of movement in the human frame.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • The group is one of the noblest creations of modern art—worthy of the brush of a Pollaiuolo or a Signorelli.

    Delacroix Paul G. Konody
  • Vasari says that almost every artist in Florence possessed a cast of Pollaiuolo's battle-piece.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • They show much of the influence of Pollaiuolo, and seem to me to be Signorelli's unassisted work.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • The influence of Pollaiuolo can be observed in the sculptures on the gradino of the throne, little nude figures in violent action.

    Luca Signorelli

    Maud Cruttwell
  • To its demands he was ready to sacrifice everything that habits acquired under Filippo and Pollaiuolo,—and his employers!

British Dictionary definitions for Pollaiuolo

Pollaiuolo

/Italian pollajˈwɔːlo/
noun
1.
Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo), ?1432–98, Florentine painter, sculptor, goldsmith, and engraver: his paintings include the Martyrdom of St Sebastian
2.
his brother Piero (ˈpjɛːro). ?1443–96, Florentine painter and sculptor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for pollaiuolo

Word Value for Pollaiuolo

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends