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Ligorio, Pirro 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Gordon Campbell

(c.1510–1583),Italian architect, garden designer, painter, archaeologist, and antiquarian. Ligorio was born in Naples, but spent most of his professional life in Rome. As a young man he excavated Hadrian's villa at Tivoli. He turned to landscape design and architecture and produced two masterpieces: the garden of the Villa d'... ...

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