Giovanni Domenico and his brother Giovanni Battista were members of an Italian sculpting family, active in London from the last quarter of the eighteenth century. The brothers worked from 33 Cock Lane, Snow Hill, London. Giovanni Domenico studied at the Copenhagen Academy winning gold and silver medals between 1797 and 1799. In 1801 he applied for a permit to go to England where he exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1809 and 1814.
Desmond Fitzgerald A Sheraton designed bookcase and the Giannellis, V.& A. Bulletin 4, no.1 (1968) pp.9-16.
Timothy Clifford The Plaster Shops of the Rococo and Neo-Classical era in Britain, Journal of the History of Collections 4, No.1 (1992) pp.39-65.