Italian, 15th century, male.
Born 5 June 1436, in Lucca; died 12 October 1501, in Lucca.
Sculptor, architect. Religious furnishings (altars).
Matteo Civitali was a pupil of Antonio Rossellino, then worked with his master in Florence. He was responsible for introducing printing to Lucca. His work as an architect includes the Palazzo Pretorio in Lucca: its plans are attributed to him. He was a humanist, and his first works as a sculptor were representations of humanists of his day: ...