Pollaiolo, Antonio, 1429/33-1498

Antonio Pollaiolo was a fifteenth century Italian engraver, goldsmith, painter and sculptor, who is mentioned by the writer and artist Vasali (click here). 

The Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (Cathedral of St Maria de Fiori; the 'Duomo') in Florence houses a large number of embroidered panels, previously part of ecclesiastical vestments and altar cloths, and worked by Flemish, French and Florentine craftsmen, which are based on designs by Antonio Pollaiolo.

Source: LORENZO, Andrea di and Aldo GALLI (2015). Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo: "Silver and Gold, Painting and Bronze", New YorkSkira.


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