Finelli, Giuliano

Finelli, Giuliano jo͞olyä´nō fēnĕl´lē [key], 1605–57, Italian sculptor. Working as assistant to Bernini, Finelli rejected the baroque aesthetic and adopted a mannered style of expression influenced by Cortona. Finelli spent his last years in Naples, where he made bronze sculptures of saints Peter and Paul for the cathedral.

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