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Masaccio

Syllabification: Ma·sac·cio
Pronunciation: /məˈsäCHēō
 
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Definition of Masaccio in English:

( 1401–28), Italian painter; born Tommaso Giovanni di Simone Guidi. The first artist to apply the laws of perspective to painting, he is known particularly for his frescoes in the Brancacci Chapel in Florence (1424–27).

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