Signorelli, Luca (d'Egidio di Ventura de')

or Luca da Cortona

born 1445/50, Cortona, Republic of Florence
died Oct. 16, 1523, Cortona

Italian painter.

Highly influenced by the Florentine artists, he was probably a student of Piero della Francesca. He went to Rome с 1483, where he produced the Testament of Moses fresco in the Sistine Chapel. The dramatic action and depiction of great muscular effort in this and similar Renaissance works mark him as essentially a Florentine naturalist. His masterpiece, the End of the World and Last Judgment frescoes in Orvieto Cathedral, with their many muscular nudes, greatly influenced Michelangelo.

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