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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 isth century. They were called Pollaiuolo because their father was a poulterer. The nickname was also extended to Simone, the nephew of Antonio.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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