Francesco Mochi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Francesco Mochi

Italian sculptor (1580-1654)

Date of Birth: 29-Jul-1580

Place of Birth: Montevarchi, Tuscany, Italy

Date of Death: 06-Feb-1654

Profession: sculptor

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Francesco Mochi

  • Francesco Mochi (29 July 1580 – 6 February 1654) was an Italian early-Baroque sculptor active mostly in Rome and Orvieto.
  • He was born in Montevarchi and died in Rome.
  • His early training was with the anti-Mannerist Florentine painter Santi di Tito, where he formed a taste for pictorial clarity and the primacy of disegno, exemplified in the sculpture of Giambologna and his studio and followers.
  • He moved to Rome around 1599 and continued his training in the studio of the Venetian-trained sculptor Camillo Mariani.
  • Mochi was a contemporary of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's father, Pietro, as well as later with the son.

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