Florentine sculptor and medalist, son of the architect Giuliano da Sangallo. He went to Rome with his family in 1504 and is said to have been trained by Andrea Sansovino, whom he resembles little. Sangallo's medals are large and heavily modeled in high relief.
See Forrer 5, pp. 324-31; U. Middeldorf in ThiemeBecker 29, pp. 404-06; U. Middeldorf, "Portraits by Francesco da Sangallo," Art Quarterly I (1938), pp. 109-38; Kress, p. 59.
--- from The Molinari Collection, Andrea S. Norris and Ingrid Weber, Published by Bowdoin College, 1976