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Piero del Pollaiuolo (UK: /ˌpɒlaɪˈwoʊloʊ/ POL-eye-WOH-loh, US: /ˌpoʊl-/ POHL-, Italian: [ˈpjɛːro del pollaˈjwɔːlo]; also spelled Pollaiolo; c. 1443 in Florence – 1496 in Rome), also known as Piero Benci, was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. His brother was the artist Antonio del Pollaiuolo and the two frequently worked together. Their work shows both classical influences and an interest in human anatomy; reportedly, the brothers carried out dissections to improve their knowledge of the subject.
Giorgio Vasari includes a biography of Piero del Pollaiuolo in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects.
- Profile Portrait of a Young Woman (c. 1465) – oil on wood
- The Archangel Raphael and Tobias (c. 1465–1470)
- Cardinal del Portogallo Altarpiece (1467–1668) – altarpiece
- Seven Virtues (1469–1470; six painted by Pollaiuolo):
- Portrait of a Young Woman (c. 1470)
- Apollo and Daphne (c. 1470–1480)
- Portrait of Galeazzo Maria Sforza (c. 1471) – tempera on wood
- Portrait of a Woman (c. 1475)
- Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian (completed 1475) – oil on wood
- Coronation of the Virgin (1483) – altarpiece painted in the choir of the cathedral at San Gimignano
- ^ "Pollaiuolo". Lexico UK English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Archived from the original on 22 March 2020.
- ^ "Pollaiuolo". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
- Biography on the Web Gallery of Art
- Extensive biography of Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo
- Piero del Pollaiuolo at Panopticon Virtual Art Gallery
- Italian Paintings: Florentine School, a Metropolitan Museum of Art collection catalog containing information about Pollaiuolo and his works (see pages 123–125; MMA #50.135.3).