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[vuh-roh-kee-oh; Italian ver-rawk-kyaw]
  1. An·dre·a del [ahn-dre-ah del] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ dɛl/, 1435–88, Italian goldsmith, sculptor, and painter.
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Historical Examples of verrocchio

  • He was influenced by Signorelli, and slightly by Verrocchio.

    Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume II (of 3)

    James Dennistoun

  • It was then that statues in bronze were sculptured by Verrocchio, Donatello, and others.

  • If he attended at Verrocchio's studio he certainly would have met them.

  • The triumph of Verrocchio's genius, however, is the "Colleoni."

  • In this case the script is not Arabic, as on Verrocchio's David.


    David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

British Dictionary definitions for verrocchio


  1. Andrea del (anˈdrɛːa del). 1435–88, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith of the Florentine school: noted esp for the equestrian statue of Bartolommeo Colleoni in Venice
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