Presentation on theme: "Piero della Francesca 1415-1492 Kevin J. Benoy. Piero della Francesca Piero was strongly influenced by such Florentines as Masaccio, Brunelleschi and."— Presentation transcript:
Piero della Francesca Piero was strongly influenced by such Florentines as Masaccio, Brunelleschi and Fra Angelico – but he was not well- regarded in that city. He was seen as old- fashioned and provincial. As a result he moved away from the city where he apprenticed. Painting detail – believed to be a self portrait
Piero della Francesca His faces are dignified but grave. This is seen clearly in his Flagellation. Despite the emotionally charged subject, his characters seem oddly detached.
Piero della Francesca His portraits all appear grave. This is clearly seen in his portrayal of Battista Sforza.