Taccola

Civil engineer, Visual Artist

1382 – 1453

25 Views

Who was Taccola?

Mariano di Jacopo detto il Taccola, called Taccola, was an Italian polymath, administrator, artist and engineer of the early Renaissance. Taccola is known for his technological treatises De ingeneis and De machinis, which feature annotated drawings of a wide array of innovative machines and devices. Taccola’s work was widely studied and copied by later Renaissance engineers and artists, among them Francesco di Giorgio, and perhaps even Leonardo da Vinci.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1382
Siena
Profession
Lived in
  • Siena
Died
1453

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Taccola." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/taccola>.

Discuss this Taccola biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net