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Piero della Francesca


Name
Piero della Francesca
Life Dates
(1416/17-1492)
Country
Italy
Movement
Early Renaissance

Piero della Francesca Biography

Though little is known about Piero della Francesca and many of his works are lost forever, he was an important artist of the Italian Renaissance – he clearly formulated the geometrical rules for building perspective and made wonderful empirical discoveries in the use of color and light.


Piero della Francesca 54 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Piero della Francesca Bibliography

Monumental Painting of Italian Renaissance by I. Smirnova. Moscow. 1987.

The Art of the Italian Renaissance. Architecture. Sculpture. Painting. Drawing. Könemann. 1995.

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Piero Della Francesca: The Legend of the True Cross in the Church of San Francesco in Arezzo by Piero, Carlo Bertelli (Editor), Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Maria t Donati, Anna Maria Maetzke (Editor). Skira, 2002.

Helena Augusta: The Mother of Constantine the Great and the Legend of Her Finding of the True Cross by Jan Willem Drijvers. Brill Academic Publishers, 1997.

The Piero Della Francesca Trail/the Best Picture by John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, Aldous Huxley. Little Bookroom, 2002.

The Enigma of Piero: Piero Della Francesca by Carlo Ginzburg, Martin Ryle (Translator), Kate Soper (Translator), Peter Burke. Verso Books, 2002.

Piero Della Francesca (Art & Ideas) by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Piero. Phaidon Press Inc., 2002.

Piero Della Francesca by Roberto Longhi, David Tabbat (Translator), Keith Christiansen (Introduction). Sheep Meadow Pr, 2002.

Piero Della Francesca: San Francesco, Arezzo (The Great Fresco Cycles of the Renaissance) by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, Piero. George Braziller, 1994.

Piero Della Francesca (Library of the Great Masters) by Alessandro Angelini, Lisa C. Pelletti (Translator). Scala Books, 1990.