Agostino da Siena

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Agostino da Siena or Agostino di Giovanni (c. 1285) was an Italian architect and sculptor, active between 1310 and 1347.wikipedia
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Giovanni Pisano

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According to the Italian Renaissance biographer Giorgio Vasari, Agostino was born into a Sienese family of sculptors and architects, and studied in the workshop of Giovanni Pisano.
One of his pupils was Giovanni di Balduccio, who also became a famous sculptor, and the architect and sculptor Agostino da Siena.

Porta Romana, Siena

Porta Romana
Vasari mentions Agnolo and Agostino in several commissions from the commune of Siena, including the Porta Romana and the Torre del Mangia; his collaboration at the construction is documented in 1339.
The gate was built in 1327-1328 by Agnolo di Ventura and Agostino di Giovanni, and has a crenellated roofline with machicolation in front gate.

Arezzo Cathedral

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He is often documented as collaborator of other artists, such as Agnolo di Ventura, with whom he executed the cenotaph of Guido Tarlati in the Cathedral of Arezzo (signed and dated 1330).
Sculpted in marble, it has twelve small piers terminating in spires and pinnacles in Gothic style and was executed by Florentine, Aretine and Sienese artists of the 14th century, including (in the lower section) Agnolo di Ventura and Agostino di Giovanni.

Guido Tarlati

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He is often documented as collaborator of other artists, such as Agnolo di Ventura, with whom he executed the cenotaph of Guido Tarlati in the Cathedral of Arezzo (signed and dated 1330).
According to Giorgio Vasari the tomb commissioned by Guido's brother, the condottiero Pier Saccone Tarlati di Pietramala, was designed by Giotto (although this is disputed), who recommended to Pier Saccone the Sienese sculptors Agnolo da Ventura and Agostino di Giovanni to execute it.

Giovanni di Agostino

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His sons Giovanni and Domenico were also sculptors.
Giovanni was the son of sculptor and architect Agostino da Siena (c.

Giorgio Vasari

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According to the Italian Renaissance biographer Giorgio Vasari, Agostino was born into a Sienese family of sculptors and architects, and studied in the workshop of Giovanni Pisano.

Siena

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According to the Italian Renaissance biographer Giorgio Vasari, Agostino was born into a Sienese family of sculptors and architects, and studied in the workshop of Giovanni Pisano.

Siena Cathedral

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In 1285, aged only fifteen, he would collaborate in the façade of the Cathedral of Siena with Giovanni.

Tino di Camaino

Tino da Camaino
However, modern scholars assign his birth around 1285 and that he perhaps studied in the workshop of Camaino di Crescentino, the father of Tino di Camaino.

Cenotaph

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He is often documented as collaborator of other artists, such as Agnolo di Ventura, with whom he executed the cenotaph of Guido Tarlati in the Cathedral of Arezzo (signed and dated 1330).

Torre del Mangia

Torre della Mangia
Vasari mentions Agnolo and Agostino in several commissions from the commune of Siena, including the Porta Romana and the Torre del Mangia; his collaboration at the construction is documented in 1339.

Massa Marittima

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He is also mentioned in regard with the construction of fortifications at Massa Marittima.

Pilgrim Monument

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The winning design, by Boston architect Willard T. Sears, was based upon the Torre del Mangia in Siena, Italy, designed by Agostino and Agnolo da Siena in 1309.

Cassone della Torre

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There he was buried in the church of Santa Florence; his funerary monument is attributed to Tino da Camaino or Agostino da Siena.