Paolo di Dono (Paolo Uccello)

Pratovecchio 15/06/1397 - Florence 10/12/1475

© | Paolo Uccello

We can study the fascination of these problems and also their difficulty in the work of another Florentine, the painter Paolo Uccello, among whose best preserved works is the battle scene in the National Gallery. The picture was probably intended to be placed above the wainscoting (panelling covering the lower part of the wall) of a room in the Palazzo Medici, the city palace of the most powerful and wealthy of the Florentine merchant families. It represents an episode from Florentine history, still topical when the picture was painted, the rout of San Romano in 1432, when Florentine ...

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