Andrea del Castagno (Castagno Andrea del)( Florentine painter of the early Renaissance)
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Andrea (or Andreini) De Bartolomeo, was born in 1423 in Castanet.
Many works Castaц¦o, executed in fresco technique, are in the former convent of St.. Apollonia in Florence: The Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and two more figures, depicting the great men of Florence and their legendary predecessors. Fresco horse-portrait of Niccolц¦ da Tolentino (1456) is located in the interior of the cathedral of Florence in front of a portrait of Sir John Houkvuda P. Uccello. Among the few tempera works attributed Castaц¦o, two are stored in the National Gallery in Washington - this is David, written on a leather shield, and cingulate male portrait. Castaц¦o died in 1457.