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Andrea del
[ahn-dre-ah del] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ dɛl/ (Show IPA), 1435–88, Italian goldsmith, sculptor, and painter.
Historical Examples

Pollaiolo and Verrocchio we know to have been equally excellent as painters and as workers in bronze.
Euphorion Vernon Lee

He was influenced by Signorelli, and slightly by Verrocchio.
Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume II (of 3) James Dennistoun

After leaving Verrocchio’s workshop he went to Lombardy, where he spent sixteen years at the court of Milan.
A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick

It was then that statues in bronze were sculptured by Verrocchio, Donatello, and others.
Chats on Old Copper and Brass Fred. W. Burgess

There is no mise-en-scène, no searching after recondite ideas, with Verrocchio.
A Popular Handbook to the National Gallery, Volume I, Foreign Schools Various

Verrocchio, the son of a poor furnace-stoker, was seventeen years the senior of Leonardo.
The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

Cf. also the bust of Minatia Polla, so called, which might be by Verrocchio.
Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford

The pupil had lightness and precision of touch; Verrocchio, perseverance and concentrated attention.
The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

If he attended at Verrocchio’s studio he certainly would have met them.
Great Masters in Painting: Perugino George C. Williamson

The accusation came to nothing, but he left Verrocchio, and henceforth painted independently.
The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

Andrea del (anˈdrɛːa del). 1435–88, Italian sculptor, painter, and goldsmith of the Florentine school: noted esp for the equestrian statue of Bartolommeo Colleoni in Venice


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