By Marco Bussagli

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – 12 October 1492) used to be a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified through Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he was once often referred to as a mathematician and geometer. these days Piero della Francesca is mainly preferred for his artwork. His portray was once characterised through its serene humanism, its use of geometric types and standpoint. His most renowned paintings is the cycle of frescoes "The Legend of the real Cross" within the church of San Francesco within the Tuscan city of Arezzo.

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Piero Aritmetico
Piero Platonico
Il problema cronologico
La "Flagellazione"
Piero e Urbino

Quadro cronologico
Bibliografia

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