Moratti, Francesco (...-circa1719) (il Padovano)

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Francesco Moratti, named il Padovano, Italian sculptor, was born in Padua and died in Rome in circa 1719. He was a pupil of G.F.Parodi, who in his turn was a pupil of G.L.Bernini in Rome. Together with Parodi Moratti collaborated over the tomb of Orazio Secco (Basilica del Santo, Padua). Successively he worked in Rome for the churches Chiesa del Gesu', S.Maria degli Angeli, S.Agostino and St John Lateran where sculptured a colossal statue of Apostle Simon. Another famous work of Moratti is a execution of the fountain in Piazza della Bocca della Verita'.

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