Piero Della Francesca’s Brera Madonna, detail of the niche. Executed in 1472-1474.  Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan. / The shell was a symbol of the new Venus, Mary, and the egg is generally considered a symbol of the Creation.

Piero Della Francesca’s Brera Madonna, detail of the niche. Executed in Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan. / The shell was a symbol of the new Venus, Mary and the egg is generally considered a symbol of the Creation.

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – October 12, 1492) was a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer: Madonna del parto (1459–1467) , so modern !

Piero della Francesca (c. 1415 – October was a painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Artists, to contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer: Madonna del parto

Piero della Francesca, Polyptych of Misericordia: Crucifixion, tempera and oil on panel, Sansepolcro, Museo Civico

Piero della Francesca, Polyptych of Misericordia: Crucifixion, tempera and oil…

Piero della Francesca, Polyptych of the Misericordia, 1444-1464, detail of self-portrait. Sansepolcro, Museo Civico.

Piero della Francesca, Polyptych of the Misericordia, detail of self-portrait.

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Piero della Francesca - Flagellazione di Cristo, 1459

Piero della Francesca - Flagellazione di Cristo, 1459

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