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Jacopo Sansovino

Italian sculptor and architect who produced many works within the Piazza San Marco in Venice. He also produced a wax style of the Deposition of Christ. He apprenticed with Andrea Sansovino and used his last name later on. His masterpiece may be the Library of Saint Mark’s, the Biblioteca Marciana, which required 50 years to complete. His parents elevated him in Florence. His proposal for the Chapel of San Lorenzo was declined by Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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