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DANTI, Vincenzo (1530 - 1576), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, goldsmith

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DANTI, Vincenzo (1530 - 1576), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, goldsmith

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1530, in Perugia; died 1576, in Perugia.

Painter, sculptor (bronze/marble/cast iron/clay), draughtsman, goldsmith, architect. Religious subjects, historical subjects, mythological subjects. Groups, statues, low reliefs.

Vincenzo Danti was the brother of Girolamo and Egnazio Danti. He worked initially in the goldsmiths' trade, in whose guild he enrolled in 1548. By 1556 he had finished casting a bronze statue

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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