Buono, Bartolomeo

Buono, Bartolomeo a reputable Italian architect and sculptor, was born at Bergamo about 1450. In 1495 he erected the Church of San Roch at Venice. In 1510 he restored, with great skill, the upper part of the grand campanile of St. Mark. As a sculptor, he executed the fine statue of St. Roch, in the church of that saint, and three small statues which adorn the great altar of the Church of San Geminiano. He died in 1529. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.

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