Masaccio

[ mah-saht-chaw; English muh-sah-chee-oh ]
/ mɑˈsɑt tʃɔ; English məˈsɑ tʃiˌoʊ /

noun

Tommaso Guidi,1401–28?, Italian painter.

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Masaccio
/ (Italian maˈzattʃo) /

noun

original name Tommaso Guidi. 1401–28, Florentine painter. He was the first to apply to painting the laws of perspective discovered by Brunelleschi. His chief work is the frescoes in the Brancacci chapel in the church of Sta. Maria del Carmine, Florence
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