Del Duca, Giacomo (circa 1520-circa 1601)

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Giacomo Del Duca, Italian sculptor, was born in Cefalu' in circa 1520 and died in Messina in circa 1601. He was a pupil of Michelangelo, executed some of the sculptures designed by his master and collaborated with him in various undertakings in Rome: the tomb of Julius II in S.Pietro in Vincoli, decoration of Porta Pia; Palazzo Cornaro; Villa Mattei al Celio; church Madonna di Loreto. His own work was the tomb of Elena Savelli for S.Giovanni in Laterano (1570), prototype of numerous 17th century tombs with the portrait of the buried person in the semi-bust. In 1588 Del Duca moved to Messina and left some works of late mannerist style: San Giovanni dei Gerolamini, loggia dei Mercanti.

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