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LAURANA, Francesco (1430 - 1502), Sculptor, medallist, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAURANA, Francesco (1430 - 1502), Sculptor, medallist, architect

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1430, in Vrana, Dalmatia (now Croatia); died before 14 March 1502, in Provence, France.

Sculptor, medallist, architect.

Francesco Laurana was an Italian sculptor and medallist of Dalmatian origin. He is first documented in July of 1453 in connection with work on the Aragonese Arch of the Castel Nuovo in Naples. Between 1461 and 1466 he was in Provence, where,

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