- Pie·tro da [pye-traw dah] /ˈpyɛ trɔ dɑ/, Pietro Berrettini, 1596–1669, Italian painter and architect.
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Historical Examples of cortona
Cortona, Volterra, Fiesole, and other towns exhibit instances of this walling.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
Cortona seems desperately poor, and the beggars are intolerable.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
If Perugia had seemed ancient, Cortona appeared antediluvian.
Luca was born at Cortona, and was a pupil of Piero della Francesca.
The campanile of this church is a picturesque feature of Cortona.
- a town in central Italy, in Tuscany: Roman and Etruscan remains, 15th-century cathedral. Pop: 22 048 (2001)