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PISANO, Nicola (1220 - 1278), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PISANO, Nicola (1220 - 1278), Sculptor

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Born between 1220 and 1225, probably in Puglia; died between 1278 and 1287.

Sculptor. Monuments.

Although he is documented only in central and northern Italy, Nicola Pisano was probably born in southern Italy. There, he would have received his training in the flourishing cultural world of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II von Hohenstaufen. From southern Italy he moved north, arriving in Tuscany perhaps

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