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ID: 500007371
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500007371

 
Record Type: Person
Tacca, Pietro (Italian sculptor and architect, 1577-1640)

Note: Tacca was a skilled bronze caster and marble carver who worked in the Mannerist style of Giambologna. It was his technical and stylistic acumen in bronze, however that gained him the patronage of the Medici Dukes. He was granted the use for his lifetime of Giambologna studio by Cosimo II in 1616 and later served Ferdinand II as court artist in Spain. Comment on works: sculptor

Names:
Tacca, Pietro (preferred,V,index)
Pietro Tacca (V,display)
pietro Tacca (LU,U)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Tuscan

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
sculptor
bronzeworker
court artist  ....  for the Medici Grand Dukes of Tuscany

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Carrara (Massa-Carrara province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Tuscany (Italy) (region (administrative division))

Events:
active:   1606-1613  Madrid (Madrid province, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain) (inhabited place)
active:   1613  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Florence (Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice of ....  Giambologna  Tacca assumed full responsibility for Giambologna's workshop upon his death in 1608
........................  (Flemish sculptor and architect, 1529-1608, active in Italy) [500016387]
assisted by ....  Tacca, Ferdinando  
....................  (Italian sculptor and scenographer, born 1619, died 1686 or 1690) [500006323]
parent of ....  Tacca, Ferdinando  
................  (Italian sculptor and scenographer, born 1619, died 1686 or 1690) [500006323]
patron was ....  Marie de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry IV  
..................  (French queen consort, 1573-1642) [500122326]
patron was ....  Medici, House of  
..................  (Italian rulers, bankers, 15th-18th centuries) [500114961]
teacher of ....  Foggini, Giovanni Battista  
..................  (Italian sculptor and architect, 1652-1725) [500020988]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Tacca, Pietro (I)

Biographies:
(Italian sculptor and architect, 1577-1640) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian sculptor, architect, 1577-1640) ..... [BHA]
(Italian sculptor and architect, 1577-1640) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Italian artist, 1577-1640) ..... [WCP]
(Spanish sculptor, 1577-1640) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian artist, 1577-1640) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Italian artist, 1577-1640) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Pietro Tacca ........ [AVERY, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
pietro Tacca ........ [PROV]
.........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Tacca, Pietro ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006)
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 13:621
....................  Bessone-Aurelj, Dizionario scultori ed architetti (1947)
....................  Clark Art Institute Library
....................  Clark Art Institute, Photos and Slides Department (n.d.)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83206118
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 Feb 2003
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83206118
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 8 March 2005
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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