During the half-century following Michelangelo's death in 1564 the gracefulnd seductive style of Giambologna dominated Italian sculpture, and copies ofis bronze statuettes spread his influence throughout Europe. Forompositional subtlety, sensuous tactile values and technical virtuosity hisculpture is unrivalled.;Charles Avery's major critical study is the firstull-scale monograph on the artist to be published for many years.omprehensive in scope, it covers his entire oeuvre, with chapters on marbletatuary, bronze statuettes, devotional and narrative works, portraits,nimal sculpture, fountains and equestrian monuments. Style, technique,orking methods and many critical aspects of Giainbologna's work are fullyiscussed, including his contribution to Mannerism and his place in the wideruropean tradition. The book concludes with a summary catalogue of alliambologna's known works.Avery, Charles is the author of 'Giambologna The Complete Sculpture' with ISBN 9780714829531 and ISBN 0714829536.