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Andrea del Verrocchio

Andrea del Verrocchio (c.1435-1488) was a Florentine sculptor, goldsmith and painter who worked at the court of Lorenzo de Medici. He is considered to be the most influential Florentine painter of his period. His pupils included Leonardo da Vinci and he also influenced Michelangelo.

His best-known works include the bronze Christ and St Thomas (c.1465-83) at Orsanmichele, a bronze statue of David (c.1476), and the Colleoni monument (1479-88) in Venice.



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