Jacopo della Quercia


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Jacopo della Quercia

(Italian ˈjaːkopo ˌdela ˈkwɛrtʃa)
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(Biography) ?1374–1438, Italian Renaissance sculptor: best known for his marble reliefs of scenes from Genesis around the portal of San Petronio, Bologna (1425–35)
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Upcoming segments include interviews with Howard Bloom, Neal Goldsmith, Rob London, Dave Sheridan, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Jacopo della Quercia, and James Kahn.
The finalists included Jacopo della Quercia, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Filippo Brunelleschi and Donatello.
Siena hosted a citywide exhibition, 'From Jacopo della Quercia to Donatello: the Arts in Siena in the Early Renaissance', while in Connecticut, the Yale University Art Gallery provides a rare chance to see 'Italian Paintings from the Richard L.
He notes the reliance of Jacopo della Quercia's Tomb of Ilaria del Carretto in Lucca cathedral upon such earlier Franco-Flemish monuments as Claus Sluter's Tomb of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy formerly in the Chartreuse de Champmol in Dijon.
This study does not always take us particularly close to actual works of art; Hilary Fraser does not have the kind of 'hands on' approach that Ruskin had when he took out his handkerchief to wipe away the grime on Jacopo della Quercia's tomb of Ilaria del Carretto in Lucca, and the fact that Holman Hunt's Rienzi is reproduced backwards is a possible indication of this.