Nicola Pisano (also called Niccolò Pisano, Nicola de Apulia or Nicola Pisanus c. 1220/1225 – c. 1284 ) was an Italian sculptor whose work is noted for its classical Roman sculptural style. Pisano is sometimes considered to be the founder of modern sculpture. His birth date or origins are uncertain. He was born in Apulia, as the son of "Petrus de Ap...
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