a pisano


Andrea [ahn-dre-ah] , c1270–c1348, Italian sculptor.
Giovanni [jaw-vahn-nee] , c1245–c1320, and his father, Nicola [nee-kaw-lah] c1220–78, Italian sculptors and architects.
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Pisano (Italian piˈsaːno)
1.  Andrea (anˈdrea), real name Andrea de Pontedera. ?1290--1348, Italian sculptor and architect, noted for his bronze reliefs on the door of the baptistry in Florence
2.  Giovanni (dʒoˈvanni). ?1250--?1320, Italian sculptor, who successfully integrated classical and Gothic elements in his sculptures, esp in his pulpit in St Andrea, Pistoia
3.  his father, Nicola (niˈkɔːla). ?1220--?84, Italian sculptor, who pioneered the classical style and is often regarded as a precursor of the Italian Renaissance: noted esp for his pulpit in the baptistry of Pisa Cathedral

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