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Agostino di Duccio

Agostino di Duccio ägōstē´nō dē do͞ot´chō [key], b. 1418, d. after 1481, Florentine sculptor. Agostino worked mainly in other parts of Italy he carved marble narrative reliefs for the facade of the cathedral at Modena, decorated portions of the so-called Tempio Malatestiana at Rimini, and worked on the facade of San Bernardino at Perugia. Somewhat awkward in his rendering of anatomy, Agostino nevertheless developed a lively style. There are numerous charming reliefs by him of the Madonna and Child (Opera del Duomo, Florence Louvre National Gall. of Art, Washington, D.C.).

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