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Tiziano Aspetti

Tiziano Aspetti (1557/1559 – 1606) was an Italian sculptor of the Renaissance. He was born in Padua, and active mainly there and in Venice. He completed both large and small sculpture in bronze. Among his large works are bronze statues in the facade of San Francesco della Vigna and of Saint Anthony and many other sculptural decorations for the Basilica of Sant'Antonio of Padua.

An excellent portrait of Aspetti (c. 1592) is held in the British Royal collection.[1] In 1604, he moved to Tuscany and died in Pisa. He completed a bronze relief of the Death of St. Lawrence now in the church of Santa Trinita in Florence.


  • Ticozzi, Stefano (1830). Dizionario degli architetti, scultori, pittori, intagliatori in rame ed in pietra, coniatori di medaglie, musaicisti, niellatori, intarsiatori d’ogni etá e d’ogni nazione' (Volume 1). Gaetano Schiepatti; Digitized by Googlebooks, Jan 24, 2007. p. 84.

External linksEdit

  • European sculpture and metalwork, a collection catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Aspetti (see index)