June 18, 2017
Sculptor and architectural designer Bartolomeo Ammanati was born 18 June 1511 in Settignano, a village near Florence.

April 17, 2016
The poet Laura Battiferri married the sculptor Bartolomeo Ammannati on 17 April 1550 in Loreto.

August 22, 2013
On this day in 1582, Florentine sculptor Bartolomeo Ammanati published a letter addressed to the Accademia di San Luca (artists’ guild) denouncing the public display of nude sculpture, including his own Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria of Florence (1560-75).

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