Olivieri, Pietro (1551-1599)

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Pietro Olivieri, Italian sculptor and architect, was born and died in Rome in 1551-1599. In 1577 together with F.Zuccari and G.Muziano he founded Academy of St Luca in Rome. As an architect he began in 1591 in the church Sant'Andrea della Valle (finished by Maderno); he also executed ciborium of the Altar of SS.Sacramento in St John Lateran. Among his sculptures are noted the monument of Pope Clement XIII (1577) (S.Maria in Aracoeli) and the monument of pope Gregory XI (1584) (Church S.Francesca Romana).

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