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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1530, in Perugia; died 1576, in Perugia.

Painter, sculptor (bronze/marble/cast iron/clay), draughtsman, goldsmith, architect. Religious subjects, historical subjects, mythological subjects. Groups, statues, low reliefs.

Vincenzo Danti was the brother of Girolamo and Egnazio Danti. He worked initially in the goldsmiths' trade, in whose guild he enrolled in ...

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born in Le Mans; died 1644, in Le Mans.

Sculptor (terracotta/marble), painter. Religious subjects.

Gervais I Delabarre the Elder came from a long line of sculptors that extended from the late 16th century to the first few years of the 18th. Along with Charles Hoyau and Pierre Biardeau, Delabarre is regarded as one of the most important terracotta sculptors in the Le Mans region in the 17th century. Unfortunately, many of his works have disappeared. He made an ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Pisa in 1540.

Sculptor.

Filippo, a sculptor whose medium was clay, executed a Christ Flanked by Two Angels, now lost, for the church of S Maria de Pontenovo.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1435, in Bari; died 1494, in Bologna.

Sculptor. Statues, groups, monuments.

Bolognese School.

One of Niccolo de Bari's earliest extant works is a Lamentation of Christ made of terracotta and dating from 1463. This is to be found at S Maria della Vita in Bologna, in the 'Sepolcro di Cristo'. But his principal work was the ...

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Chinese, 8th century, male.

Active in Chang’an during the Tang dynasty in the first half of the 8th century.

Painter, sculptor. Murals.

Yang Huizhi sculpted clay landscapes and Buddhist figures, and painted frescoes.