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Giovanni Pisano (1250-1314) was an Italian sculptor, painter and architect. Son of the famous sculptor Nicola Pisano, he received his training in the workshop of his father.In 1265-1268 he worked with his father at the pulpit in Siena Cathedral. The fountain Fontana Maggiore in Perugia was his next major work with his father. His works shows a mixture of French Gothic and the classical style, and Henry Moore referred to him as "the first modern sculptor".   more from wikipedia »