Nicola Pisano

Posthumous 19th century portrait statue of Nicola Pisano at the Uffizi in Florence

Nicola Pisano (also called Niccolò Pisano, Nicola de Apulia or Nicola Pisanus; c. 1220/1225 – c. 1284[1]) 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.[2]

  1. ^ "Pisano, Nicola and Giovanni". Grolier Encyclopedia of Knowledge. Grolier. 1991. ISBN 0-7172-5300-7..
  2. ^ Michael Greenhalgh (1978). "Nicola Pisano and Giotto: Founders of Renaissance Classicism". Retrieved 2007-09-18.