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NANNI DI BANCO (1374 - 1421), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NANNI DI BANCO (1374 - 1421), Sculptor

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Italian, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born between 1374 and 1390, in Florence; died 1421, in Florence.


Florentine School.

Nanni di Banco worked mainly at the cathedral in Florence, where he began by executing a Prophet (1407-1408) for the gate of the Mandorle and a St Luke for the façade, working in collaboration with his father Antonio in 1408. In the Oratorio San Michele in

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