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VITTORIA, Alessandro (1525 - 1608), Sculptor, medallist, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
VITTORIA, Alessandro (1525 - 1608), Sculptor, medallist, decorative designer

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1525, in Trentino Alto Adige; died 27 May 1608, in Venice.

Sculptor, medallist, decorative designer. Mythological subjects, religious subjects. Busts.

Venetian School.

Alessandro Vittoria settled in Venice in 1543 and was apprenticed to Jacopo Sansovino. Vittoria's first (unfinished) statue, a St John the Baptist, dates from 1550 and was destined for the Venetian church of S

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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