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Pollaiuolo

[poh-lahy-woh-loh; Italian pawl-lahy-waw-law]
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  1. An·to·nio [ahn-taw-nyaw] /ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1429–98, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith.
  2. 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

Historical Examples

  • The passion of Pollaiuolo was to discover the science of movement in the human frame.

    Luca Signorelli</p>

    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</p>

    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</p>

    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</p>

    Maud Cruttwell


British Dictionary definitions for pollaiuolo

Pollaiuolo

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
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