MATTEO DA CAMPIONE
(b. ca. 1335, Campione d'Italia, d. 1396, Monza)

Biography

Italian architect and sculptor. He belonged to group of Lombard artists originated from the lake area known as the Campione Masters (Ugo da Campione, Bonino da Campione, Giovanni da Campione, Zenone da Campione, Matteo da Campione) who were active in Northern Italy from the late twelfth century to the end of the fourteenth century.

Matteo was commissioned by the Visconti of Milan for the transformation of the Duomo of Monza where, acting both as architect and sculptor, he is the author of the façade, the baptistry and the pulpit. He died in 1396 and is buried in the Rosary Chapel, inside the cathedral.