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MADERNO, Stefano (1576 - 1636), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MADERNO, Stefano (1576 - 1636), Sculptor

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1576, in Bissone; died 17 September 1636, in Rome.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues, groups.

Lombard School.

From 1607 Stefano Maderno was a member of the Accademia di S Luca, Rome, and specialised in the reproduction of classical statues such as the Hercules and Antaeus group. But the most famous of his sculptures is without doubt the St Cecilia

Reference Entry.  282 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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