Italian artist and architect who was the leading sculptor of his age. He sculpted Apollo and Daphne and The Rape of Proserpina.
He went to Rome with his father and witnessed several important architectural projects.
He is credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture.
He married Caterina Tezio in 1639 in an arranged marriage.
He created the Baroque style of sculpture which Giorgio Chirico was inspired by.