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FERRATA, Ercole (1610 - 1686), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FERRATA, Ercole (1610 - 1686), Sculptor

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1610, in Pellio Inferiore (Como); died 1686, in Rome.

Sculptor. Mythological subjects.

Ercole Ferrata was possibly a pupil of L'Algarde. It is believed he worked alongside Bernini on sculptures for the pulpit of St Peter's in Rome, and Bernini was certainly an influence on his work. He is recorded as working around 1677 for Duke Como III of Tuscany. He was

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