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Andrea del Verrocchio - Early life and training, Independent work, Maturity as a sculptor, Major works

Sculptor, painter, and goldsmith, born in Florence, NC Italy. Of the paintings ascribed to him, only the ‘Baptism’ (1474/5) in the Uffizi is certain, and this was completed by Leonardo da Vinci, whom he taught. He is best known for his equestrian statue of Colleoni at Venice.

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