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Bregno familylocked

  • Steven Bule,
  • Wolfgang Wolters,
  • Giovanna Cassese
  •  and Filippo Pedrocco


Italian family of sculptors and architects. They were active in the 15th century and the early 16th. One of the most important and extensive family dynasties in Italian Renaissance sculpture, the Bregni came from the village of Righeggia, near Osteno on Lake Lugano. Active primarily in northern Italy (Lombardy, Emilia, and the Veneto), a few Bregni also worked in central Italy. Several Bregno artists are documented, although the precise familial relationship between most of them is still unclear. The most important artists in the family were ...

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Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960–)