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Minello, Antonio

Antonio (di Giovanni) Minello (de’ Bardi)

(b Padua, c. 1465; d Venice, ?1529). Italian sculptor, son of Giovanni Minello. He worked in a stolid, classicizing style influenced by the Lombardo family of sculptors and architects. Antonio is first recorded working as an assistant to his father on 10 April 1483. . . .  In the early 1520s Minello moved to Venice, where, in 1524, he purchased the contents of the workshop of Lorenzo Bregno. . . .  In 1527 Minello executed a statuette of Mercury (London, V&A) for Marcantonio Michiel.

Thomas Martin