Buonvicino, Ambrogio (1552-1622)

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Ambrogio Buonvicino, Italian sculptor and stucco-maker, was born in Milan in 1552 and died in Rome in 1622. He was active in Rome where introduced the decoration modes of Lombardy. He sculptured the statue of Urban VII in S.Maria sopra Minerva (1607); bas-relief with Consegna delle chiavi for the facade of St Peter's (1615); two bas-relives with the stories of Clement VIII and Paul V in Cappella Paolina and stuccoes in Cappella Sistina in S.Maria Maggiore.

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