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date: 14 November 2019

Maso di Bancolocked

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Painter, fresco artist, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Maso di Banco's personality, long confused with that of Giottino and a Stefano, has become disentangled from these artists thanks in particular to the work of art historians such as Offner and Pietro Longhi. He studied under Giotto and proved, according to Villani, a most dedicated student: 'pinxit mirabili and incredibili venustate' (he painted things of a wonderful and unbelievable beauty). Present in Florence ...

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