CAMAINO DI CRESCENTINO
(b. ca. 1260, Siena, d. ca. 1337, Siena)

Biography

Italian architect and sculptor, father of the well-known Tino di Camaino. Between 1299 and 1317, he is documented in Siena as the capomaestro (master builder) of the Duomo, creating the upper part of the façade. Between 1317 and 1325 he built the Baptistry of St. John of the Cathedral of Siena.