Pisano



Andrea
[ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/ (Show IPA), c1270–c1348, Italian sculptor.
Giovanni
[jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), c1245–c1320, and his father, Nicola
[nee-kaw-lah] /niˈkɔ lɑ/ (Show IPA) c1220–78, Italian sculptors and architects.
Historical Examples

He says he is aware of no Pisano tiling which can be dated from as late as the second half of the seventeenth century.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) Leonard Williams

Donatello executed marvellous studies of character, and Pisano medals such as have never been seen 116 before or since.
Venice Dorothy Menpes

In this Pisano gave promise of becoming, as he did, an excellent painter.
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects Giorgio Vasari

There was one little boy, especially, who loved old Pisano, and whom old Pisano loved more than anybody else in the world.
Strange Stories from History for Young People George Cary Eggleston

Unless a strong similarity between it and Pisano’s pulpits can be proved, their hypothesis carries with it no persuasion.
Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds

From this it is evident that the exuberance of Pisano’s youth had yet to learn the reticence which comes with age.
Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins

Augusta, indeed, is termed in the Archives of the Alczar “master of making tiles in the Pisano manner” (del Pisano).
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) Leonard Williams

At all events, it was Pisano who broadly launched the art of the Sevillian potters on the stream of the Renaissance.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) Leonard Williams

The portrait of Pisano I have not been able to find in any place whatsoever.
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects Giorgio Vasari

Both these masterpieces were executed in the year 1504, and bear Pisano’s signature.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) Leonard Williams

noun
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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