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Tommaso Cassai (Masaccio)
(1401 - ~1427)



"I painted, and my picture was like life;
I gave my figures movement, passion, soul:
They breathed. Thus, all others
Buonarotti taught; he learnt from me.
"

Tommaso Cassai (Masaccio)

First great painter of the Italian Renaissance, whose innovations in the use of scientific perspective inaugurated the modern era in painting
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