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(b Florence, c.1432; d Rome, ?4 Feb. 1498) and Piero (b Florence, c.1441; d Rome, c.1496). Florentine artists, brothers, who jointly ran a flourishing workshop, first in their native city and then from about 1484 in Rome. Their surname means ‘poulterer’, evidently a reference to their father's profession. Both of them are recorded as being painters and sculptors and there are considerable problems in attempting to disentangle their individual contributions to their output.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)