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  1. Andrea (anˈdrɛːa), original name Andrea di Cione. ?1308–68, Florentine painter, sculptor, and architect
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Historical Examples

  • Orcagna taught all Italy, after him, down to Michael Angelo.

    Ariadne Florentina

    John Ruskin

  • Orcagna has also had the credit of building the church of Or San Michele.

  • Orcagna never succeeded in developing the ideas of his master.


    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

  • While admiring the tabernacle of Orsammichele, we are reminded that Orcagna was a goldsmith to begin with, and a painter.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3

    John Addington Symonds

  • Orcagna probably died before the Loggia was completed, and his brother Bernardo succeeded him as architect of the commune.