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Porta, Giovanni Battista dellalocked

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1542 (?), in Milan (?); died 4 October 1597, in Rome.

Sculptor, art restorer.

Giovanni Battista della Porta was the brother of Tomaso della Porta the Younger. He was an art dealer by profession, and worked as an artist primarily in Rome, on the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, and on Loretto Cathedral....

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