Orcagna, Andrea di Cione

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Orcagna, Andrea di Cione, called (c.1308–68). Florentine Gothic architect. Capomaestro of the oratory of Or San Michele, Florence, from 1355, he designed the exquisite gabled domed tabernacle (c.1352–9). At Orvieto Cathedral in 1358 he supervised the construction of the façade rose-window and may have contributed to the decorations of the front. He was involved as a consultant at the Florence Duomo (Cathedral) from 1350 and was probably an influence on the final design.


Steinweg (1929);
John White (1987)