Paolo Persico

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Paolo Persico (c.1729-1796),[1][2] was an Italian sculptor of the late-Baroque, active at and near Naples.

Diana and Acteon

He is best known for sculptures in the gardens of Palace of Caserta, including the figures of Diana and Acteon in a fountain. A collaborative project with Angelo Brunelli, Pietro Solari, and others. He also produced sculptures for the Sansevero Chapel in Naples.


  1. ^ The Oxford guide to classical mythology in the arts, 1300-1900s: Volume 1, by Jane Davidson Reid, Chris Rohmann, Jane Davidson Reid. Cites death at 1780.
  2. ^ Sculpture: from antiquity to present, 1996 by Xavier Barral i Altet, Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, cites death in 1796