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Verrocchio

[vuh-roh-kee-oh; Italian ver-rawk-kyaw] /vəˈroʊ kiˌoʊ; Italian vɛrˈrɔk kyɔ/
noun
1.
Andrea del
[ahn-dre-ah del] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ dɛl/ (Show IPA),
1435–88, Italian goldsmith, sculptor, and painter.
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  • He was influenced by Signorelli, and slightly by Verrocchio.

  • It was then that statues in bronze were sculptured by Verrocchio, Donatello, and others.

  • If he attended at Verrocchio's studio he certainly would have met them.

  • The triumph of Verrocchio's genius, however, is the "Colleoni."

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  • In this case the script is not Arabic, as on Verrocchio's David.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • It has been attributed to Verrocchio, Donatello and Rossellino.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Cf. also the bust of Minatia Polla, so called, which might be by Verrocchio.

    Donatello

    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
  • Verrocchio, the son of a poor furnace-stoker, was seventeen years the senior of Leonardo.

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  • The pupil had lightness and precision of touch; Verrocchio, perseverance and concentrated attention.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

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  • The accusation came to nothing, but he left Verrocchio, and henceforth painted independently.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

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Verrocchio

/vəˈrəʊkɪˌəʊ; Italian verˈrɔkkjo/
noun
1.
Andrea del (anˈdrɛːa del). 1435–88, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith of the Florentine school: noted esp for the equestrian statue of Bartolommeo Colleoni in Venice
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