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RUSTICI, Giovanni Francesco (1474 - 1554), Sculptor, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUSTICI, Giovanni Francesco (1474 - 1554), Sculptor, painter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 13 November 1474, in Florence; died 1554, in Tours, France.

Sculptor, painter.

Giovanni Francesco Rustici was influenced by Verrocchio and Leonardo da Vinci. He was called to the court of François I at Fontainebleau in 1528.

Rustici's works include the bronze statues, Preaching of St John the Baptist (1506-1511), above the north door of the Baptistery in Florence, and

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