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TACCA, Pietro (1577 - 1640), Sculptor, caster, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TACCA, Pietro (1577 - 1640), Sculptor, caster, architect

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 6 September 1577, in Carrara; died 26 October 1640, near Florence.

Sculptor, caster, architect.

The pupil and collaborator of Giambologna, Pietro Tacca was asked to complete the sculptures of his master, including the statue of Grand Duke Ferdinand I in Florence in 1608, that of Philip III in Madrid between 1606 and 1613, and the statue of Henry IV on

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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