The passion of Pollaiuolo was to discover the science of movement in the human frame.
Vasari says that almost every artist in Florence possessed a cast of Pollaiuolo's battle-piece.
The group is one of the noblest creations of modern art—worthy of the brush of a Pollaiuolo or a Signorelli.
They show much of the influence of Pollaiuolo, and seem to me to be Signorelli's unassisted work.
The influence of Pollaiuolo can be observed in the sculptures on the gradino of the throne, little nude figures in violent action.
To its demands he was ready to sacrifice everything that habits acquired under Filippo and Pollaiuolo,—and his employers!