Pietro Bazzanti

Pietro Bazzanti, son of the renowned sculptor Nicolò Bazzanti (or Barzanti), was a central figure in the production of Florentine sculpture at the end of the 19th century. He is associated with the sculptors Cesare Lapini, Ferdinando Vichi and Guglielmo Pugi, all of whom executed works bearing the inscription: Galleria Bazzanti. The gallery, originally Bazzanti’s studio, was inaugurated in 1822, winning numerous medals, and is still open today.