Paracca, Giovanni Antonio (died circa 1584), il Valsoldo

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Giovanni Antonio Paracca, named Valsoldo, Italian sculptor, was born in Lugano and died in Genova in circa 1584. He was active in Genoa from 1555 till 1560, he is an author of the statue of Dario Vivaldi in Palazzo di San Giorgio. In 1562 realized according to a design of Galeazzo Alessi, the statues for Bagno delle ninfe in Palazzo delle Peschiere; a statue for the tomb of Sixtus V in S.Maria Maggiore in Rome.

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