The Veiled Christ is a 1753 marble sculpture by Giuseppe Sanmartino exhibited in the Cappella Sansevero, Naples, Italy. Veiled Christ is considered one of the world’s most remarkable sculptures, and legendarily thought to have been created by alchemy. Wikipedia

Name : Francesco Queirolo

Born : 1704

Died : 1762

Art Style & Movement : Sculpting , Rococo

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Region/Nationality : Italian

Artist ID : 23013


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Francesco Queirolo (1704–1762) was an Italian Genoese-born sculptor, active in Rome and Naples during the Rococo period.He trained together with Giuseppe Rusconi in Rome. Here he executed the statues of St. Charles Borromeo and St. Bernard in the façade of Santa Maria Maggiore, a bust of Christine of Sweden (1740), the statue of Wealth in the Trevi Fountain (1735)[1] and the sepulchre of Duchess Grillo in Sant’Andrea delle Fratte (1752).

After 1752 he was active in the decoration of the famed Neapolitan Cappella Sansevero.

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