ANDREA DEL CASTAGNO
(b. 1423, Castagno, d. 1457, Firenze)
Famous Persons: Niccolò Acciaiuolic. 1450
Fresco transferred to wood, 250 x 154 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
The picture shows one of the three Florentine military commanders represented in the cycle.
Niccolò Acciaiuoli was statesman, soldier, and grand seneschal of Naples who enjoyed a predominant position in the Neapolitan court. He led the conquest of almost all of Sicily (1356-57).