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Altichiero da Zevio

(ältēkyā`rō dä tsāv`yō), c.1330–c.1395, Italian painter, follower of Giotto. He worked in Verona and then Padua. His frescoes in the churches of Sant' Antonio and San Giorgio in Padua are notable as early examples of the use of classical proportions in the treatment of figures and space.
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He was quickly tackled on both sides by Jila and Altichiero, but the glimpse of another horse was enough encouragement for Conflict to nose back in front.
John Richards's book on the art of Altichiero -- the first monographic treatment of the artist since 1966 -- and the network of patronage from which he benefited is a useful, although certainly not flawless, attempt to increase our understanding of the painter's career.
Richards should be applauded for suggesting that the remaining pictorial fragments should be dated around 1365 based on references to the Crusade of that year, but he tries too hard to connect Altichiero to a small but influential group of Humanists working in the Veneto at the time.
To the former are attributed the selection of saints and scenes, while the latter is given credit for selecting Altichiero as artist.
The most pressing problem here is distinguishing the hand of Altichiero from that of Avanzo in San Giorgio, and Richards's diagnosis is compelling -- despite the fact that he seems to have written his analysis long before the recent restoration of the chapel was completed.
30) and he looks to have first-rate prospects after his narrow success over Meadaaar over this course and distance last time, with both Conflict and Altichiero behind.
The feature race on the card went to Satish Seemar and John Carroll with the five-year-old Altichiero who improved on his previous performances this season to take the 0-100 handicap over 1,950m.
Padua's Guariento and Altichiero, on the other hand, rise in the book to the level of great artists, with Altichiero securing substantial treatment for his frescoes in the Oratory of San Giorgio in Padua and Guariento for the frescoes in the Chapel of the Reggio.
Fergal Lynch is enjoying a good run for Sir Michael Stoute and provided the Newmarket trainer with another success when Altichiero proved too strong for his five more-experienced rivals in the feature 12-furlong handicap.
James in the Santo (frescoed 1377-79 by Altichiero, commissioned by Bonifacio Lupi of Soranza who served in various diplomatic capacities at the Carrara court); the Oratory of S.
Petrarch may also have had some contact with Paduan artistic culture during his years of residency there; on his relation to the painter Altichiero (who included portraits of him in three separate fresco cycles), see Mellini, 51-54.
Gary Hind, who had such a forgettable afternoon on Friday, enjoyed better luck in the 10-furlong maiden when a gap came in good time for Guest Island and the John Gosden-trained colt quickened up to score by a length and a quarter from Altichiero, in a Sheikh Mohammed one-two.