[poh-lahy-woh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-waw-law]
- An·to·nio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1429–98, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith.
- his brotherPie·ro [pye-raw] /ˈpyɛ rɔ/, 1443–96, painter, sculptor, and goldsmith.
Also Pol·lai·o·lo [poh-lahy-oh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-aw-law] /ˌpoʊ laɪˈoʊ loʊ; Italian ˌpɔl laɪˈɔ lɔ/, Pol·laj·uo·lo [poh-lahy-woh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-waw-law] /ˌpoʊ laɪˈwoʊ loʊ; Italian ˌpɔl laɪˈwɔ lɔ/.
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Examples from the Web for pollaiuolo
The passion of Pollaiuolo was to discover the science of movement in the human frame.
The group is one of the noblest creations of modern art—worthy of the brush of a Pollaiuolo or a Signorelli.Delacroix
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Vasari says that almost every artist in Florence possessed a cast of Pollaiuolo's battle-piece.Donatello</p>
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They show much of the influence of Pollaiuolo, and seem to me to be Signorelli's unassisted work.
The influence of Pollaiuolo can be observed in the sculptures on the gradino of the throne, little nude figures in violent action.
- Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo), ?1432–98, Florentine painter, sculptor, goldsmith, and engraver: his paintings include the Martyrdom of St Sebastian
- his brother Piero (ˈpjɛːro). ?1443–96, Florentine painter and sculptor
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