PIEtrASANTA, Jacopo da
(active 1452, d. 1495, Roma)

Biography

Jacopo (Giacomo) da Pietrasanta, Italian stonemason and architect. He was active in Rome in the second half of the fifteenth century. He came from a family of marble workers and masons, and worked on behalf of all the Roman Pontiffs from Nicholas V to Innocent VIII.

His main work is the completion and expansion of the church and convent of Sant'Augustino in Rome, commissioned by the French Cardinal Guillaume d'Estouteville.