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Quercia

[kwer-chah]
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noun
  1. Ja·co·po Del·la [yah-kaw-paw del-lah] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ ˌdɛl lɑ/, 1374?–1438, Italian sculptor.
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Historical Examples

  • In 1408 Quercia went to Ferrara, where he did several works.

    A History of Art for Beginners and Students

    Clara Erskine Clement

  • James of Quercia: see the rank assigned to this master in Ariadne Florentina.

  • It has been restored after the original model by Quercia, who was often called Jacopo della Fonte on account of this work.

  • But then Quercia was "a most amiable and modest man," and he had the secret of noble portraiture, "Truth lovingly told."

    Ruskin Relics

    W. G. Collingwood


British Dictionary definitions for quercia

Quercia

noun
  1. Jacopo della. See Jacopo della Quercia
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