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NACCHERINO, Michelangelo (1550 - 1622), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NACCHERINO, Michelangelo (1550 - 1622), Sculptor

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 6 March 1550, in Florence; died February 1622, in Naples.


Michelangelo Naccherino was a pupil of Gian Bologna. He settled in Naples as a court sculptor. His works still bear the hallmark of the exuberance of the Late Renaissance, but some of them already reflect a degree of Realism. His sculptures decorate the churches of Naples, Florence and Sicily.

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