UNKNOWN MASTER, Italian
(active late 15th century)

Five Famous Men

1490s
Tempera on wood, 43 x 210 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

This painting, formerly attributed to Paolo Uccello, portrays five famous men, Giotto (representing painting), Uccello (representing the principles of perspective and animal painting), Donatello (representing sculpture), Manetti (representing mathematics), and Brunelleschi (representing architecture).




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