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Duccio DI Buoninsegna (b. mid- 13th century, Siena, Republic of Siena — d. c.
1318, Siena?), one of the greatest Italian painters of the Middle Ages and the
founder of the Sienese school. In Duccio's art the formality of the Italo-Byzantine ...
In 1280 Duccio was fined the large sum of 100 lire by the commune of Siena for
some "Madonna Rucellai," tempera on wood by Duccio di Buoninsegna, 1285; in
the Uffizi, Florence Alinari — Art Resource/EB Inc unrecorded misconduct.
Duccio, Agostino di 252 cial condition must have been quite sound because by
1304 he bought a vineyard in the neighbourhood of Siena. Nevertheless, in 1313
he was once again deep in debt. At death he was survived by his wife, Taviana, ...
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