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POLLAIUOLO

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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 1 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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POLLAIUOLO, the popular name of the brothers Antonio and Piero di Jacobo Benci, Florentines who contributed much to Italian art in the 15th century. They were called Pollaiuolo because their father was a poulterer. The nickname was also extended to Simone, the nephew of Antonio.
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