Artwork: Andrea Del Verrocchio

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The artist I am choosing for this assignment is Andrea Del Verrocchio. My favorite art piece out of chapters 9 and 10 is the Equestrian Monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni (1, page 266). It is an amazing work of craftsmanship that seems to have an aura or greatness in its structure and design. Andrea designed this monument and many others like it. He was an extremely talented man being skilled and successful in painting, sculpting, and metalworking (Finnan). He was born in 1435, Florence, Italy and was truly one of the most amazing renaissance artists. Andrea eventually died in 1488, Venice (Passavant). During his lifetime, Andrea accomplished many great things, such as creating many famous sculptures and beautiful paintings. However, I think Andrea’s
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