Piero Della Francesca was an early Italian renaissance artist with an individual
style and perspective that linked geometry and art together to create works of
intense religious value. He believed that forms should have the purity of
geometry, and was dubbed the "monarch of painting" by Luca Pacioli. His
theories and perspectives have been studied by artists all over the world.
Piero was born in Borgo San Sepolcra, Italy around 1415. His father
worked as a
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Some of Piero's later
works show an influence of Flemish art principals like intricate details and
complex still life pieces.
Piero spent his career working in numerous cities such as Rome, Ferrara,
Arezzo, Urbino, and Rimini. His work was too individual to have a dramatic
impact on Florentine art, but certain aspects of his work were significant to the
later Bellini and Raphael. Piero Della Francesca died in Borgo San Sepelcron on
July 5th in 1492.