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Donato Bramante

(c. 1444—1514) Italian architect

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Alessandro Pasqualini

Alessandro Pasqualini  

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(1493–1559).Bolognese architect. He designed the tower of IJsselstein Church, near Utrecht, The Netherlands (1532–5), with its vertical sequence of Orders. The Residenz (Seat of the Court) at Jülich ...
Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio  

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(1508–80).One of the most gifted, professional, and intelligent of architects working in Italy in C16, whose work provided the models for the Palladian style (Palladianism) and had a profound effect ...
Andrea Sansovino

Andrea Sansovino  

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(b Monte San Savino, nr. Arezzo, c.1467/70; d Monte San Savino, Mar./Apr. 1529).Italian sculptor and architect, named after his birthplace. He called himself a Florentine, but although much of his ...
Antonio da Sangallo, the Elder

Antonio da Sangallo, the Elder  

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(c. 1430–1534).Florentine Renaissance architect, military engineer, and sculptor, also known as Antonio di Francesco di Bartolo Giamberti. The son of the wood-carver and decorator Francesco Giamberti ...
Antonio da Sangallo, the Younger

Antonio da Sangallo, the Younger  

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(1484–1546).Also known as Antonio Cordiani, he was born in Florence and became one of the most distinguished architects of the High Renaissance in Rome in the second quarter of C16 after the death of ...
Baldassare Peruzzi

Baldassare Peruzzi  

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(1481–1536).Italian uomo universale of the High Renaissance, influenced by Bramante and Raphael. His first great building was the Palazzo della Farnesina, Rome (1505–11), an exquisite house ...
Bartolomeo Suardi

Bartolomeo Suardi  

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(c. 1465–1530).Milanese painter and architect. He was influenced by Bramante and Leonardo da Vinci, and worked in Rome (1508–13) where he studied antiquities. He later made a study of old buildings ...
Beatrice d' Este

Beatrice d' Este  

(1475–97),Duchess of Milan, the second daughter of Duke Ercole I d' Este of Ferrara and Eleanor of Aragon, and the younger sister of Isabella d' Este, with whom she ...
Belvedere Court

Belvedere Court  

A Vatican court (built 1503–15) designed by Bramante to link St Peter's with the Villa Belvedere (which no longer exists). The original dimensions of the vast court were c.300 × ...
Bramante, Donato

Bramante, Donato (1444–1514)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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He is best known as the greatest exponent of High Renaissance architecture. His first building, Santa Maria presso San Satiro

Bramante, Donato

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The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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(1443/4–1514), Italian architect, engineer, and painter. He left his native Urbino for Lombardy in 1472, and settled in Milan, where he worked until the French conquest of ... ... More
Bramante, Donato

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(c.1443/4–1514),

Italian architect and painter, born near Urbino. He may have had contact with artists in the ducal court such as ...

Bramantino

Bramantino  

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(b ?Milan, c.1460; d Milan, 1530).Milanese painter and architect, a follower of Bramante, from whom he takes his nickname (meaning ‘little Bramante’). He was appointed court painter and architect to ...
Carlo Maderno

Carlo Maderno  

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 (c.1556–1629) Italian architect and engineer.His was a bright talent in a very dull period for Roman architecture (roughly 1570–1620), though he often worked under considerable constraints.The ...
Cola da Caprarola

Cola da Caprarola  

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(fl. 1494–1518).Italian architect. He worked with Sangallo the Elder on the Papal palace and fortifications of La Rocca, Cività Castellana (1494–1500), and carried out other works on the ...
Cornelis Floris

Cornelis Floris  

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(1514–75).Cornelis Floris II or Floris de Vriendt was born in Antwerp, and made his name as a designer and sculptor of funerary monuments, notably those of King Christian III (reigned 1535–59) of ...
Diego de Siloé

Diego de Siloé  

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(c. 1490–1563).Spanish Renaissance architect and sculptor of Flemish descent. He travelled in Italy before returning to Burgos in 1519 where he designed a number of works including the symmetrical ...
Diogo de Torralva

Diogo de Torralva  

(c. 1500–c.66).Portuguese architect, perhaps of Spanish extraction. The son-in-law of Arruda, he nevertheless moved away from the Manueline style to a more Italian Renaissance manner, as in the great ...
Domenico Fontana

Domenico Fontana  

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(1543–1607).Architect and engineer, born in the Ticino, Switzerland. He settled in Rome, where he worked for Cardinal Montalto, the future Pope Sixtus V (1585–90), for whom he designed the villa on ...
drawing, architectural

drawing, architectural  

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Drawings allow an architect to visualize a design for a building in form and dimension and to communicate this idea to a client and to the builder. Since scale and ...

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