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Pietro Torrigiano

(1472-1528), Sculptor

Artist associated with 6 portraits
Torrigiano was a Florentine sculptor and painter who became the first proponent of the Italian Renaissance style in England. He was a student, along with Michelangelo, of Bertoldo di Giovanni at the Academy of Lorenzo de' Medici. Torrigiano left Florence and worked in Rome, Bologna, Siena, and Antwerp before making his reputation in England. His best-known works, the tombs in Westminster Abbey for King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, are full-length reclining figures cast in gilt bronze.

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Elizabeth of York, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 291

Elizabeth of York

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1870, based on a work of circa 1512-1518
NPG 291

King Henry VII, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 290

King Henry VII

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1870, based on a work of circa 1512-1519
NPG 290

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 356

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1514
NPG 356

John Yonge, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 1585

John Yonge

after Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast from head of monument, early 20th century, from a 17th century cast of a work of circa 1516
NPG 1585

John Colet, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 4823

John Colet

after Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast of bust, circa 1518
NPG 4823

Sir Thomas Lovell, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 1565

Sir Thomas Lovell

after Pietro Torrigiano
plaster cast of relief, early 20th century, based on a work of circa 1518
NPG 1565



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