Orcagna

(redirected from Andrea Orcagna)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Orcagna

(Italian orˈkaɲa)
n
(Biography) Andrea (anˈdrɛːa), original name Andrea di Cione. ?1308–68, Florentine painter, sculptor, and architect
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
I have seen Andrea Orcagna, Taddeo Gaddi, Giottino, Stefano, Simone Memmi--men whose very colors I am not worthy to mix.
Now, in 1368, Andrea Orcagna, the leading painter of his age, died, leaving an art world still very much defined by Gothic criteria, and the immense conquest of visual appearances, in which Western painting consists, had barely begun.