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Masaccio

Line breaks: Ma|sac¦cio
Pronunciation: /maˈsatʃɪəʊ
 
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Definition of Masaccio in English:

( 1401–28), Italian painter; born Tommaso Giovanni di Simone Guidi. A pioneer in the application of the laws of perspective to painting, he is remembered particularly for his frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence (1424-7).

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