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Ammanati Bartolomeo

(1511-92).


Florentine sculptor and architect. In Florence he carved the Neptune fountain (1563-77) in the Piazza della Signoria and built the famous Bridge of the Trinity (1567-9), destroyed in an air raid (1944), but since rebuilt, and extensions (1560—77) to the Pitti Palace. There are also buildings by A. in Rome and Lucca.

 
 


Leda with the Swan
Marble
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

 
 

 

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