He is in particular the author of the first door (southern) of bronze of the Baptistère San Giovanni of Florence, and his biblical scenes: life of the Holy Jean Baptist and allegories of the cardinal Virtues and the theological Virtues.
BiographyBefore 1330, there do not exist documents on the activity or the life of the artist, néanmois, his work on the doors of the baptistry highlight Sienan influences. The assumption was thus put forth that it would have achieved its training near the goldsmith Andrea di Jacopo d' Ognabene. He was successor of Giotto in 1357 for the construction of the bell-tower of the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore abandoned with his death in 1337. As from 1333, its activity extends to that from sculptor. In 1334, it carries out the matrix of seal of the Arte dei Baldrigai and it delivers a Madonna (Virgin with the Child) for the tympanum of the northern gate of the bell-tower.
In 1341, Andrea leaves the city for Pisa where he works in company of his sons Nino and Tommaso. En 1347, it goes to Orvieto in Ombrie where it undoubtedly dies reached plague.
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