Pansaga, Cosimo

Pansaga, Cosimo an eminent Italian sculptor and architect, was born at Clusone, near Bergamo, in 1591, and visited Rome and studied sculpture and architecture under Pietro Bernini. The facade of the Church of Santo Spirito de' Neopolitani is the only work by him in that city. He, however, built and adorned a number of altars in Naples. Among his principal works are the facades of the churches of San Francesco Saverio, Santa Teresa degli Scalzi, and San Domenico Maggiore. He died in 1678. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.

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