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 (bro͞o′nə-lĕs′kē), Filippo 1377-1446.
Italian architect celebrated for his work during the Florentine Renaissance. His greatest achievement is the octagonal ribbed dome of the Florence cathedral.
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(Italian brunelˈleski)
(Biography) Filippo (fiˈlippo). 1377–1446, Italian architect, whose works in Florence include the dome of the cathedral, the Pazzi chapel of Santa Croce, and the church of San Lorenzo
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(ˌbrun lˈɛs ki)

also Bru•nel•les•co

(-koʊ) ,

Filippo, 1377?–1446, Italian architect.
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18, 404 n.24) by Charles Brewer in "Defrosted Architecture: The Incommensurability of Dufay's 'Nuper Rosarum Flares' and Brunelleschi's Work far Santa Maria del Fiore," a paper read at the Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Austin, 1989; by Smith, 94; and by Arjan R.
Bruning registered her second victory on the Pat Gilligan-trained Brunelleschi, who was sent off an unfancied 16-1 shot in the four-runner 6f handicap.
The author brings up, as is usual, the issue of a possible role on the part of Brunelleschi, but in this case he seems to think that Brunelleschi's experiments and application of perspective were limited to the two portable pictures we know about (but do not have), and that Pippo did not have the brains nor the will power to extend perspective conceptions to wall painting.
Brunelleschi 8.20 Great Leighs Filippo Brunelleschi was a prominent architect credited with being among the creators of the Italian Renaissance style.
Olson also links this development to broader artistic concerns, such as the architecture of Filippo Brunelleschi and Gianbattista Alberti, by noting that tondi further reflected the humanism of the Quattrocento and its adulation of the circular form.
Buick has three further opportunities to add to his total tonight, when he moves on to Great Leighs to take the leg-up aboard Classic Blue (6.20), Brunelleschi (8.20) and Lady Killer Queen (9.20).
At least three circumstances, however, have kept this evident fact from wider acceptance: first, Nanni di Banco worked only in marble; second, he died young, or such at least is the traditional understanding of his career, though, in fact, he lived and worked well beyond his youth; and, third, he was the contemporary of the triumvirate represented by Donatello, Masaccio, and Brunelleschi. Although Nanni's most famous work, the Quattro Coronati niche on the exterior of Or San Michele in Florence, is conventionally included in surveys of Renaissance art, too often it serves as a foil for the greater naturalism and classicism of Donatello and Masaccio.
After an explanatory review of the substantial literature on the perspective, she goes on to show that Masaccio's and Brunelleschi's space was calculated according to the many projection techniques of late-medieval astronomers.
Buick has two further opportunities to add to his total tonight, when he moves on to Great Leighs to take the leg-up aboard Classic Blue (6.20) and Brunelleschi (8.20).
The modernist eye, following the rule of "form follows function" admired, for instance, the clarity and severity of Brunelleschi's Old Sacristy, forgetting that contemporaries appreciated that building more for (in the words of Niccolo de' Carissimi) its "porphyry and glass and various marbles" (155).
BRUNELLESCHI was the foundation of a great day for jockey George Baker, who notched a 14,039-1 four-timer.
The Blacks, led by the Donati, included the Spini, Pazzi, della Tosa, Visdomini, Bardi, Rossi, Brunelleschi, Tornaquinci, Manieri, Buondelmonti, Bostichi, and Franzesi.