(b. 1472, Firenze, d. 1528, Sevilla)
Monument to Henry VII (detail)1512-18
Bronze, approximately life-size
Westminster Abbey, London
The effigies of Henry VII and his wife Elisabeth of York were made with the use of death masks. They have a Gothic elegance, but the figures of angels at the corners and the exquisite decorative work introduced a pure Renaissance style into England.