Mariani, Camillo (1567-1611)

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Camillo Mariani, Italian sculptor, was born in Vicenza in 1567 and died in Rome in 1611. He was a pupil of Alessandro Vittoria in Venice and absorbed the modes of Venetian artists; but working in Rome his style received some monumental lines: colossal stucco statues of Saints (Rome, Chiesa di S.Bernardo alle Terme), statues of St John Baptist and St John Evangelist (Cappella Paolina, St Peter's), other works in Roman churches like Chiesa della Minerva, St John Lateran, and S.Maria Maggiore.

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