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Acutus  

Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Pianella during the second half of the 12th century.

Sculptor.

According to an inscription, this artist made the throne in S Angelo, Pranella.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

According to an inscription, this artist worked on the columns of the crypt of S Zeno, Verona.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor. Monuments.

Lombard School.

This artist was the sculptor, with his son Petrus, of one of the stone crucifixes in S Petronio, Bologna (1159). The work is a perfect example of the characteristics of Lombardian modelling in the 12th century....

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist was probably working between 1190 and 1200.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist's name is found in the file of a legal case between the Chapter of Pisa Cathedral and the Gualandi family in the 12th century. The document is not dated but is thought to have been written in 1183...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

Zani simply gives this inscription: Me Ambrosius sculpsit Petrus Abbas Sculpere Jussit ecc (Ambrosius sculpted me and Abbot Peter ordered it)..., and says that Ambrosius worked in Viterbo in 1140.

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Angelus  

Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist was the son of the sculptor Paulus, the head of one of the families of artists that decorated the churches of Rome and the Roman provinces. Active in Rome in the middle of the 12th century, in collaboration with his brothers Johannes, Petrus and Sasso di Paolo, he sculpted the ciboria of S Lorenzo (...

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Angelus  

Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist, mentioned in a document dated 1119, may be the first recorded Florentine sculptor.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Campione during the second half of the 12th century.

Architect, sculptor.

The founding member of a family of artists, Anselmo worked on the building of the Modena Cathedral, and was at the height of his powers about 1180. J. Burckhardt attributes to him (and to Campori and Borghi) a number of reliefs of ...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor. Figures, interiors with figures.

Sculptor of a relief of the Roman Door ( Porta Romana) in Milan, now in the archaeological museum of the city. He is probably identical with Anselmo da Campione.

Milan (Mus. archeologico): Porta Romana (...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Modena School.

One of the masters of Northern Italian medieval sculpture, this artist worked from 1177 to 1233. Among his works is a marble relief Descent from the Cross in Parma Cathedral.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Piperno.

Sculptor, architect.

According to an inscription dated 1183, this artist built the portico of the cathedral of Piperno. A number of sculptures in this church are also attributed to him.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

In inscriptions of 1133, this artist is mentioned as the builder of the south façade of Foligno Cathedral and the abbey of S Pietro in Bovara.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 12th century.

Sculptor, founder (bronze).

This artist made the double doors of the cathedrals of Trani in about 1175, of Ravello in 1179, and Monreale in 1185. In the first two he used the oriental technique of damascening, that is, mounting metal panels on a wooden frame. In Monreale he used relief casting of the type found on Byzantine caskets. The 33 panels of the Trani doors depict, variously, religious scenes, soldiers and animal life. These are found on the other doors as well, with the addition at Monreale of decorative elements surrounding the scenes....

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor.

Mentioned in Abruzzi in 1180. It seems that an inconsistency in the dates prevents his being identified with Berardus di Piacenza.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Tuscany.

Born to a family originally from Bidogno, near Tesserete.

Sculptor, architect.

Among the works of this artist are two low reliefs above the porch of S Casciano in Pisa that bear his name and the date 1180. These reliefs depict ...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Pisa.

Sculptor, architect.

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Pisa.

Architect, sculptor.

Pisan School.

This artist worked from 1174 to 1186. A sculptor and a worker in bronze, he made the bronze decorations of the main entrance of Pisa Cathedral (1180), but unfortunately they were destroyed by a fire in ...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Pisa.

Sculptor.

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French, 12th century, male.

Sculptor. Monuments.

The name of this sculptor occurs on the top of the tomb of Bishop Jean d'Asside, who died in 1169. This monument, erected in the church of St-Étienne, in Périgueux, bears the following inscription in 12th century letters: Constantinus of Jarnac made this work...