Examples from the Web for castagno
Left an orphan in his boyhood, Andrea herded the cattle of an uncle at the hamlet of Castagno (whence the painter's name).
We may there trace the school of Castagno, the master of Piero, in the harsh features, coloured in a strong and juicy manner.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)|Luigi Antonio Lanzi
On Mount Ætna is the famous Castagno di cento cavalli, so called from its having sheltered a hundred mounted cavaliers.
The latter had the secret of painting in oils, and yielded to Castagno's entreaties to impart it to him.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne