PISANO, Nino
(active c. 1349-1360 in Pisa)

Madonna with the Child

c. 1348
Marble
Santa Maria Novella, Florence

The works of Nino Pisano may be noted not for any absolute superiority but for their style. Nino was the only Tuscan sculptor of the period who tried to imitate the rather cloying sweetness found in some French Gothic Madonnas.