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Piero di Cosimo

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Piero di Cosimo 1462-1521. Florentine painter. His works include Vulcan and Aeolus (c. 1486).

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  • He settled in Florence, where the chief branch of his family continued to flourish, and had for his second master Piero di Cosimo, that jocund and facile painter and vivid and harmonious colourist, under whose brush the pagan deities came to life again.

    The Child of Pleasure

  • We have seen Piero di Cosimo in his youth, the serious, absent young man, who never joked with his juniors in Cosimo Roselli's shop; we see him now, with his youthful oddities hardened into eccentricities, and his reserve deepened to misanthropy.

    Fra Bartolommeo

  • Botticelli or Piero di Cosimo, entered his chamber, he seems to have thought there was something not wholly earthly about him; at least, he ever afterwards believed that it was not without the co-operation of the stars that the stranger had arrived on that day.

    The Renaissance Studies in Art and Poetry

  • It was in Nello's shop that Piero di Cosimo was speaking, on the twenty-fourth of November, just a week after the entrance of the French.

    Romola

  • "The banners are the better sight," said Piero di Cosimo, forgetting the noise in his delight at the winding stream of colour as the tributary standards advanced round the piazza.

    Romola

  • It was Piero di Cosimo, who took no heed of the preaching, having come solely to look at the escaped prisoner.

    Romola

  • Nanette Lepore said her colors were inspired by the portraits of Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo, and that she has selected shiny iridescent fabrics and velvet.

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  • Nanette Lepore said her colors were inspired by the portraits of Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo and that she has selected shiny iridescent fabrics and velvet.

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  • The painting is by Florentine artist Piero di Cosimo, who was believed to have contributed to the

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  • Philip Roth rerouted the second world war in The Plot Against America, George Eliot brought Piero di Cosimo to life in Romola.

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