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Andrea del Verrocchio (originally Andrea di Cione), Florentine sculptor and painter, who is ranked second only to Donatello among the Italian sculptors of the early Renaissance.
Verrocchio's reputation was widespread in the second half of the 15th century and many well-known artists of the Italian Renaissance studied painting and sculpture at his Florentine studio.
Verrocchio's reputation as one of the great relief sculptors of the 15th century was clearly established with his cenotaph, or memorial, in the cathedral at Pistoia, to a Tuscan ecclesiastical dignitary, Cardinal Niccolò Forteguerri.
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  Andrea del Verrocchio - LoveToKnow 1911
ANDREA DEL VERROCCHIO (1435-1488), Italian goldsmith, sculptor and painter, was born at Florence.
Verrocchio's other works in the precious metals are now lost, but Vasari records that he made many elaborate pieces of plate and jewelry, such as morses for copes, as well as a series of silver statues of the Apostles for the pope's chapel in the Vatican.
Verrocchio died in Venice in 1488, and was buried in the church of St Ambrogio in Florence.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Andrea del Verrocchio
Verrocchio was born in Florence in 1435 to Michele di Francesco Cioni, who worked as a tile and brick maker and, later, as a tax collector.
Verrocchio's David is underage, modestly clad in contrast to Donatello's provocative David, and haughty in his conquest.
Verrocchio sent to his commissioners a wax model in 1480, and in 1488 he finally moved to Venice to assist at the casting of the group.
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Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-1488) born, Andrea di Michele Cione, was one of the finest, Early Renaissance, Florentine sculptors..
After his training under the goldsmith Giuliano del Verrocchio, whose name he adopted, he went on his own, trying himself and achieving success in different fields of fine arts: in jewelry, sculpture and painting, but it was in the field of sculpture that he excelled most.
Thus in the painting of Verrocchio’s, Baptism of Christ (1475), which is considered to be the finest representation of the subject in Early Renaissance Florentine art, evidence is clearly apparent, especially in the handling of the face of the kneeling angel, of the assistance of Leonardo, at that time active in Verrocchio’s workshop.
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 Verrocchio - MSN Encarta
Andrea del Verrocchio, real name Andrea di Michele di Francesco di Cioni (1435-1488), Florentine sculptor and painter, who is ranked second only to Donatello among the Italian sculptors of the early Renaissance.
Verrocchio's bronze equestrian statue of the Venetian condottiere Bartolomeo Colleoni, which stands in the Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice, is notable for the impression it creates of nobility and power and for the consummate mastery of the anatomical and technical problems involved.
Verrocchio completed only the clay model for this work, which was cast after his death by the Venetian sculptor Alessandro Leopardi.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio - Encyclopedia.com
A virtuoso metalworker, Verrocchio was primarily concerned with the spirited rendering of movement and the elaboration of detail.
Verrocchio designed a massive figure of the commander, which was not cast until after the sculptor's death.
The Tombs of the Doges of Venice, The Sculpture of Nanni di Banco, The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio & Alessandro Vittoria and the Portrait Bust in Renaissance Venice: Remodelling Antiquity.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio
The authorship of the Madonnas at the museums of Berlin and London is disputed.
Verrocchio was perhaps the greatest artist of the second half of the fifteenth century.
Hence Verrocchio's powerful influence over painting; his studio was the centre of resistance to the invasion of antique influence; and his pupils Lorenzo di Credi, Perugino, and Leonardo da Vinci continued to spread the doctrine of the Florentine School.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio (Italian, 1435-1488) Famous Paintings
Andrea di Michele Cione was born in Florence c.1435.
After his training under the goldsmith Giuliano del Verrocchio, whose name he adopted, he went on his own, trying himself and achieving success in different fields of fine arts: in jewelry, sculpture and painting, but it was in the field of sculpture that he excelled most.
Thus Verrocchio’s painting The Baptism of Christ (1475), which is considered to be the finest representation of the subject in Early Renaissance Florentine art, was clearly assisted by Leonardo, at that time active in Verrocchio’s workshop.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio, famous renaissance artist, andrea del verrocchio biography, painting style, famous painters, ...
Andrea started to work as a goldsmith in the workshop of Giulio Verrocchi, from which it seems that he took his surname.
In 1466 the Guild of Traders of Florence commissioned Verrocchio a bronze group entitled The Incredulity of St. Thomas for an external niche of the church of Orsanmchiele.
Verrocchio's David is underage, modestly clad in contrast to Donatello's provocative David, and haughtily bragging of his conquest.
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Andrea del Verrocchio - Leonardo served as an apprentice in Verrochio's workshop for roughly 15 years.
As a boy, Verrocchio accidentally killed another boy while idly throwing rocks; although he was not prosecuted, guilt followed him all his life, and when he sculpted his famous David, he refused to give the giant-slayer the traditional slingshot, instead giving him a sword.
Verrocchio's primary talent lay in his sculpture work, and he collaborated with an aged Donatello, eventually replacing him as the Medici family's personal sculptor.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Andrea Del Verrocchio
Verrocchio broke with the school of the frescoists, less correct and broader in execution.
Verrocchio; nevertheless he may be unhesitatingly credited with the beautiful "Annunciation" at the Uffizi, and the graceful "Madonna with the Carnation", in the Old Pinacothek at Munich.
Verrocchio's powerful influence over painting; his studio was the centre of resistance to the invasion of antique influence; and his pupils Lorenzo di Credi, Perugino, and Leonardo da Vinci continued to spread the doctrine of the
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 Andrea Verrocchio - Biography and Gallery of Art
ANDREA DEL Verrocchio of Florence was in his time a goldsmith, perspectivist, sculptor, carver, painter and musician.
Accordingly he gave it to Andrea to restore and finish, and that artist made the legs, sides and arms that were lacking for the one in red marble so well that Lorenzo was delighted and had it set up on the opposite side of the door to the other.
15 Andrea accordingly made the model for the horse, and had begun his preparations to cast it in, bronze when by means of the favour of some nobles it was proposed that Vellano da Padova should make the figure and Andrea the horse.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio
Verrocchio's chief masterpiece was the colossal bronze equestrian statue of the Venetian general Bartolommeo Colleoni, which stands in thepiazza of SS.
Verrocchio received the order for this statue in 1479, but had only completed the model when he died in 1488.
Verrocchio died in Venice in 1488, and was buried in the church of St. Ambrogio in Florence.
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 Verrocchio Andrea Del: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Andrea del Sarto 391...in the case of Andrea del Castagno born...and his teacher Verrocchio born about 1435...
The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio by Sarah Blake McHam...authoritative reevaluation of Verrocchios sculptures.
VERROCCHIO, ANDREA DEL andre a del var-rok kyo, 1435 88...whose real name was Andrea di Michele di Francesco...virtuoso metalworker, Verrocchio was primarily concerned...Saints (Argiano).
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 VERROCCHIO
Verrocchio was a Florentine sculptor and painter who is ranked second only to Donatello among the Italian sculptors of the Renaissance.
Andrea del Verrocchio was born in 1436 and died in 1488.
Andrea Verrocchio's real name was Andrea di Michele di Francesco di Cioni.
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 Verrocchio, Andrea del. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
He was a leading figure in the early Renaissance, and his workshop was a center for the training of young artists in Florence.
A virtuoso metalworker, Verrocchio was primarily concerned with the spirited rendering of movement and the elaboration of detail.
Verrocchio designed a massive figure of the commander, which was not cast until after the sculptor’s death.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio Summary
Andrea del Verrocchio was born in Florence, the son of a brick and tile maker.
In 1466 the Guild of Traders of Florence commissioned Verrocchio a bronze group entitled The Incredulity of St. Thomas for an external niche of the church of Orsanmichele.
Verrocchio's David is underage, modestly clad in contrast to Donatello's provocative David, and haughtily bragging of his conquest.
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 Andrea Del Verrocchio
Andrea Verrocchio ranks with Donatello and Michelangelo as one of the great sculptors of the Florentine Renaissance.
In addition to his extraordinary accomplishments as a sculptor, Verrocchio was a brilliant draughtsman and painter.
The exceptionally expressive face and the animation and tension of the pose and musculature have led some scholars to conjecture that while this study is entirely autograph, the final alterpiece may have been executed with the assistance of Verrocchio's workshop.
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 Gli artisti Toscani e le opere d'arte del Rinascimento
A Firenze sono inoltre nati artisti del calibro di Giotto, Cimabue, Brunelleschi, Arnolfo, Donatello, Botticelli, Ghiberti, Masaccio, Beato Angelico, Verrocchio, Ghirlandaio, Andrea del Castagno, Lippi, della Robbia per finire con Michelangelo e Leonado da Vinci.
In Italia è più proficuo trattare l'arte del Rinascimento italiano attraverso l'esame, forzatamente rapido, dei diversi centri artistici che vennero in prosieguo di tempo toccati dalle innovazioni elaborate a Firenze, alle quali risposero in vario modo, a seconda delle proprie tradizioni artistiche e della loro situazione storica.
In questo ambiente, in questi anni, maturò l'arte allucinata del Greco, che poi doveva svolgersi in Spagna.
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Verrocchio' s workshop was the first one in Florence where oil-painting was systematically carried on.
While the figures of Donatello and Castigno hold their hands wide open and extend the second finger, Verrocchio merely bend the little finger -- a detail which alone is significant of the change of taste; there, energy; here, an almost effected delicacy.
Verrocchio himself felt what a delicate, fragile ideal he substituted for the mighty, powerful figures of the older masters.
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 Andrea del Verrocchio at AllExperts
Michele's fame rose however when he was allowed in the Medici court, in which he remained until some years before his death, after his workshop had moved to Venice.
In 1466 the Guild of Traders of Florence commissioned Verrocchio a bronze group entitled The Incredulity of St. Thomas for an external niche of the church of Orsanmichele.
In 1479 Verrocchio began what was to become his most famous work, an equestrial statue of the condottiero Colleoni, who had died three years before.
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 Andrea Del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Andrea del Verrocchio - Putto Poised on a Globe c.
Andrea del Verrocchio - Bust of a Young Woman n.d.
Giovanni Andrea Podestý, Allegory With Cupid and Putti, 1640
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A comprehensive study of Andrea del Verrocchio as sculptor, painter, draftsman and goldsmith, and as teacher and master of one of the leading Florentine workshops of the second half of the Fifteenth Century.
Verrocchio is seen to possess superior intellectual and technical resources, attractive to no less a pupil and assistant than Leonardo da Vinci among the documented ones.
Verrocchio is also seen as anticipating certain tendencies leading to both the High Renaissance and the Baroque.
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 The Sculptures of Andrea Del Verrocchio:0300071949:Andrew Butterfield:eCampus.com
Andrea del Verrocchio was the preeminent sculptor in late fifteenth-century Florence and one of the leading artists in Renaissance Europe.
In every genre of statuary, Verrocchio made formal and conceptual contributions of the greatest significance, and many of his sculptures, such as the Christ and St. Thomas and the Colleoni Monument, are among the masterpieces of Renaissance art.
In order to explain Verrocchio's contributions to the different genres of Renaissance sculpture, Butterfield provides new and important information on a broad range of issues such as the typology and social history of Florentine tombs, the theoretical problems in the production of perspectival reliefs, and the origins of the Figura serpentinata.
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