Andrea Pisano da Pontedera real name: Andrea di Ugolino Nini, Also Called Andrea Da Pontedera
Italian, 14th century, male.
Born c. 1290, in Pontedera; died between 26 August 1348 and 19 July 1349, in Orvieto (Umbria).
Sculptor, goldsmith, architect.
As the son of the goldsmith Ugolino Nini, it is likely that Andrea Pisano da Pontedera started by learning his father's trade. However, nothing is known of his early years except that he appears to have joined the studio of Lorenzo Maitani of Orvieto. From ...