- An·dre·a [ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/, c1270–c1348, Italian sculptor.
- Gio·van·ni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/, c1245–c1320, and his father, Ni·co·la [nee-kaw-lah] /niˈkɔ lɑ/, c1220–78, Italian sculptors and architects.
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Examples from the Web for pisano
The portrait of Pisano I have not been able to find in any place whatsoever.
It remains for us after our own fashion to pay some such homage to Pisano.
Unless a strong similarity between it and Pisano's pulpits can be proved, their hypothesis carries with it no persuasion.
What is left by way of similarity is a sculpturesque refinement in Sigelgaita's portrait, not unworthy of Pisano's own chisel.
Donatello executed marvellous studies of character, and Pisano medals such as have never been seen 116 before or since.Venice
- Andrea (anˈdrea), real name Andrea de Pontedera. ?1290–1348, Italian sculptor and architect, noted for his bronze reliefs on the door of the baptistry in Florence
- Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). ?1250–?1320, Italian sculptor, who successfully integrated classical and Gothic elements in his sculptures, esp in his pulpit in St Andrea, Pistoia
- his father, Nicola (niˈkɔːla). ?1220–?84, Italian sculptor, who pioneered the classical style and is often regarded as a precursor of the Italian Renaissance: noted esp for his pulpit in the baptistry of Pisa Cathedral
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