FRANCAVILLA, Pietro
(b. 1548, Cambrai, d. 1615, Paris)

Jason

1589
Marble
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florenc

One of the finest of Francavilla statues independent of Giambologna is the Jason with the Golden Fleece. In 1589 Giovanni Battista Zanchini commissioned Pietro Francavilla for a Jason to be placed in the courtyard of Palazzo Zanchini in Florence. The statue is now in the Bargello Museum.