Giacomo Manzu (1908-1991) was the best known Italian sculptor of the 20th Century. He was recognized by Western museums and collectors as an important modern artist, while ,as a Communist, he was celebrated by the Soviet art world as well. Yet he was also a Roman Catholic, a personal friend of Pope John XXIII, and he had important liturgical commissions in St. Peter's itself. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giacomo Manzù"
Giambologna, born as Jean Boulogne, also known as Giovanni Da Bologna and Giovanni Bologna ( 1529 - 1608) was a sculptor, known for his marble and bronze statuary in a late Renaissance or Mannerist style. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giambologna"
Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini) ( December 7, 1598, Naples – November 28, 1680, Rome) was a towering baroque artist in 17th century Baroque Rome, where he is known mainly for his often overlapping skills as a sculptor and architect. He was also a painter, draftsman, designer of stage sets, fireworks displays, and funeral trappings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gian Lorenzo Bernini"
Giancarlo Neri is a sculptor born in Naples. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giancarlo Neri"
The sculptor Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli (c. 1507- 1563) was an apprentice to the great Italian sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli"
Giovanni Battista Crespi ( 1557- 1663), called Il Cerano, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect, was born at Cerano in the Milanese. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giovanni Battista Crespi"
Giovanni Battista Foggini ( 1652- 1737) was an Italian sculptor of the Roman Baroque school. He was born in Florence. He was an apprentice in the studio of Ercole Ferrata. He worked in Capella Corsini (The Mass of San Andrea Corsini) in the the Florentine Chiesa del Carmine and Cappella Feroni in Santa Annunziata. Other Ferrata pupils include Massimiliano Soldani and Giovanni Baratta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giovanni Battista Foggini" shortopedia , this is it!
Giovanni Pisano (c. 1250- 1314) was an Italian sculptor, as was his father Nicola Pisano. His work shows a mixture of French Gothic and the classical style. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giovanni Pisano"
Girolamo Masini ( Florence December 29, 1840– florence 1885) was an Italian sculptor, born in Florence, Tuscany, where he studied with Florentine sculptor Aristodemo Costoli. Masini's most prominently-sited work is the bronze statue of Cola di Rienzi ( 1877) on the left of the stairs leading to the Campidoglio, Rome. Contemporary bronze reductions of it were made. ...more on Wikipedia about "Girolamo Masini"
Giuliano da Sangallo (c. 1443- 1516) was a Florentine sculptor, architect, and military engineer active during the Italian Renaissance. His father Francesco Giamberti was a woodworker and architect, much employed by Cosimo de Medici, and his brother Antonio da Sangallo the Elder and nephew Antonio da Sangallo the Younger were architects. His son Francesco da Sangallo was a sculptor. Giuliano was the preferred architect of Lorenzo de' Medici, so a significant number of his commissions came from the Medici. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giuliano da Sangallo"
Giuliano Finelli was an Italian Baroque sculptor who emerged from the workshop of Bernini, and when he felt slighted by the commission of Saint Helena for the Vatican, left for Naples. Born in Carrara in 1601 from a family of marble masons, he died in Rome in 1653. He is known best for a number of portraits and statuary in the church of San Gennaro in Naples. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giuliano Finelli"
Giulio Monteverde ( 1837‑ 1917) was an Italian naturalist and sculptor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giulio Monteverde"
Giuseppe Pierre Joseph Grisoni also known as Grifoni or Grison (bapt. October 24, 1699 - 1769) was a Flemish/ Italian painter and sculptor, noted for his landscapes and historical tableaux. ...more on Wikipedia about "Giuseppe Grisoni"
Giuseppe Sammartino ( 1720 – 1793) was a Neapolitan Rococo sculptor. His first dated work is veiled Christ ...more on Wikipedia about "Giuseppe Sammartino"
Jacopo della Quercia (c. 1374 – October 20, 1438) was the best known Sienese sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, a contemporary of Brunelleschi, Ghiberti and Donatello. He is considered a precursor of Michelangelo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacopo della Quercia"
Jacopo d’Antonio Sansovino ( 1486 - November 27, 1570) was an Italian sculptor and architect. He apprenticed with Andrea Sansovino whose name he subsequently adopted, ...more on Wikipedia about "Jacopo Sansovino"
Leone Battista Alberti ( February 14 1404 – 25th April 1472), Italian painter, poet, linguist, philosopher, cryptographer, musician, architect, and general Renaissance polymath . His life was described in Giorgio Vasari's Vite. In Italy, his first name is usually spelled Leon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leone Battista Alberti"
Lombardo, the name of a family of Venetian sculptors and architects; their surname was apparently Solaro, and the name of Lombardo was given to the earliest known, Martino, who emigrated from Lombardy to Venice in the middle of the 15th century and became celebrated as an architect. He had two sons, Moro and Pietro, of whom the latter (c. 1435- 1515) was one of the greatest sculptors and architects of his time, while his sons Antonio (d. 1516) and Tullio (d. 1559) were hardly less celebrated. Pietro's work as an architect is seen in numerous churches, the Vendramini-Calargi palace (1481), the doge 's palace (1498), the facade (1485) of the scuola of St. Mark's, Venice and the cathedral of Cividale dei Friuli (1502); but he is now more famous as a sculptor, often in collaboration with his sons; he executed the tomb of the doge Mocenigo (1478) in the church of San Giovanni e Paolo at Venice, and a bas-relief for the tomb of Dante at Ravenna, and in 1483 began the beautiful decorations in the church of Sta Maria de' Miracoli at Venice, which is associated with his workshop. Antonio's masterpiece is the marble relief of St. Anthony making a new-born child speak in defence of its mother's honour, in the Santo at Padua (1505). Tullio's best-known works are the four kneeling angels (1484) in the Church of San Martino, Venice, a coronation of the Virgin Mary in San Giovanni Crisostomo and two bas-reliefs in the Santo, Padua, besides two others formerly in the Spitzer collection, representing Vulcan's Forge and Minerva disputing with Neptune. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lombardo (family)"
Lorenzo Bartolini ( 1777 Vernio, Tuscany - 1850) was an Italian sculptor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lorenzo Bartolini"
Lorenzo di Pietro ( c. 1412- 1480) was a Siennese painter and sculptor, also known as Il Vecchietta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lorenzo di Pietro"
Lorenzo Ghiberti ( Florence, 1378 - Florence, December 1, 1455) was an Italian artist of the early Renaissance best known for works in sculpture and metalworking. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lorenzo Ghiberti"
Loris Marazzi is a Venetian sculptor who carves replicas of everyday objects from wood in his small workshop. ...more on Wikipedia about "Loris Marazzi"
Luca della Robbia ( 1400- 1482) was a Florentine sculptor noted for his terracotta roundels. Della Robbia developed a pottery glaze that made his creations more durable in the outdoors and thus suitable for use on the exterior of buildings. His work is noted for its charm rather than the drama of the work of some of his contempories. Two of his famous works are The Nativity, circa 1460 and Madonna and Child, circa 1475 . ...more on Wikipedia about "Luca della Robbia"
Marino Marini ( 1901- 1980) was a twentieth-century Italian sculptor. Marini is particularly famous for his series of stylised equestrian statues, which feature a man with outstretched arms on a horse. Probably the most famous example is "The Angel of the City" at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. There is a small museum dedicated to his work, the Museo Marino Marini, in Florence, Italy. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marino Marini"
Mateo Gucci (First half of the 16th century) - Polish- Italian architect and sculptor, who worked in the time of the Renaissance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mateo Gucci"
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