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Pisano1 US English

Family name of Italian sculptors Andrea (circa 1290-circa 1348) and his son Nino(died circa 1368). Andrea created the earliest pair of bronze doors for the baptistery at Florence (completed 1336). Nino was one of the earliest to specialize in freestanding life-size figures

Pisano2 US English

Family name of Italian sculptors Nicola (circa 1220-circa 1278), and his son Giovanni (circa 1250-circa 1314). Nicola’s most famous works are the pulpits in the baptistery at Pisa and in Siena cathedral. Giovanni’s works include the richly decorated facade of Siena cathedral