Italian sculptor and architect who made many works in the Piazza San Marco in Venice. He also made a wax model of the Deposition of Christ.
He apprenticed with Andrea Sansovino and adopted his last name afterwards.
His masterpiece is the Library of Saint Mark's, the Biblioteca Marciana, which took 50 years to finish.
His parents raised him in Florence.
His proposal for the Church of San Lorenzo was rejected by Michelangelo Buonarroti.