Giambologna

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Giambologna

(Italian dʒamboˈlɔŋa)
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(Biography) original name Giovanni da Bologna or Jean de Boulogne. 1529–1608, Italian mannerist sculptor, born in Flanders: noted for his fountains and such works as Samson Slaying a Philistine (1565)
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Also a work by Gardet, this bronze was based on Simon's desire for a figure similar to the sculpture of Mercury by the Italian sculptor Giovanni da Bologna circa 1580.
34) The mother of Lucrezia Malatesta may have been Gentile del fu ser Giovanni da Bologna, although this is disputed.