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Lived/Active: Belgium/Italy/France      Known for: Mannerist sculpture

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BIOGRAPHY for Giambologna
1529 (Douai, Flanders, France)
1608 (Florence, Italy)


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Mannerist sculpture

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Giambologna, born as Jean Boulogne, and incorrectly known as Giovanni da Bologna and Giovanni Bologna, was a sculptor, known for his marble and bronze statuary in the late Renaissance or Mannerist style.

Giambologna was born in Douai, Flanders (Now in France). After youthful studies in Antwerpen with the architect-sculptor Jacques du Broecq, he moved to Italy in 1550, and studied in Rome.

He was influenced by Michelangelo, but developed his own Mannerist style. Pope Pius IV gave Gi (showing 500 of 874 characters).

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