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Benedetto da Maiano (1442-1497 ) was an Italian sculptor of the early Renaissance.Born in the village of Maiano, near Fiesole, he started his career as companion of his brother, the architect Giuliano da Maiano. When he reached the age of thirty he started training under the sculptor Antonio Rossellino. There he learned to work with marble and eventually became more famous than Rossellino and one of the most important sculptors of the 15th century.   more from wikipedia »