Rusconi, Camillo (1658-1728)

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Camillo Rusconi, Italian sculptor, was born in Milan in 1658 and died in Rome in 1728, He was a pupil of G.Rusnati in Milan, and of E.Ferrata in Rome, influenced by the works of A.Algardi and F.Duquesnoy. In 1708-1718 executed 4 of 12 statues of apostles for the central nave in St John Lateran; in 1700-1723 was sculptured the monument to Gregory XIII in St Peter's. Rusconi was considered to be one of the most important Roman sculptors in the beginning of the 18th century.

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