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Baccio Pontelli

Baccio Pontelli  

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(1450–94/5).Florentine architect, sculptor, and engineer celebrated for his impressive fortifications, e.g. those at Ostia, with massive machicolations (1483–6). He worked on the Ducal Palace at ...
Donato Bramante

Donato Bramante  

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or(1444–1514).The only architect of the High Renaissance (with the exception of Raphael) respected by his peers and successors as the equal of the ancients, it was he, above all, who revealed the ...
Federico da Montefeltro

Federico da Montefeltro  

 (1422–82)Duke of Urbino and mercenary captain. He spent his considerable wealth on transforming Urbino’s architecture and amassing a magnificent picture collection and library. According to his main ...
Francesco di Giorgio

Francesco di Giorgio (1439–1501)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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(1439–1501).

Italian painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer, born in Siena. Before Leonardo, whom he probably knew, di

Francesco di Giorgio

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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(bapt. Siena, 23 Sept. 1439; bur. Siena, 29 Nov. 1501).

Sienese painter, sculptor, architect, military engineer, and writer, a pupil of the equally versatile ...

Francesco di Giorgio Martini

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(1439–1501),

Italian painter, sculptor, military engineer, and architect, born in Siena, the son of a poultry dealer, and trained in the Sienese studio of ...

Francesco di Giorgio Martini

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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He designed churches, fortifications, and other buildings in *Urbino, Cortona, and elsewhere. His notebooks and treatises contain important discussions

Giovanni Antonio Amadeo

Giovanni Antonio Amadeo  

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(1447–1522),Italian sculptor and architect, born in Pavia, and from 1466 employed carving sculptures for the Certosa di Pavia; from 1481 to 1499 he served as principal architect, in which ...
Italian architecture

Italian architecture  

In the late twelfth century the Romanesque and Byzantine traditions of Italian architecture began to be penetrated by Gothic architecture, which in Italy as elsewhere was introduced from France by ...
Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci  

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 (1452–1519) Italian painter and sculptor.No building can with any degree of certainty be attributed to Leonardo, but his interest in centrally planned domed buildings may well have influenced his ...
Luciano Laurana

Luciano Laurana  

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(c. 1420–79).Born in Dalmatia, he was a key figure in the transition from Renaissance to the High Renaissance of Leonardo and Bramante. In 1465 he provided a design for the Palazzo Ducale, Urbino, ...
Neroccio de' Landi

Neroccio de' Landi  

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(b Siena, 1447; d Siena, 1500).Sienese painter and sculptor. He was probably a pupil of Vecchietta and worked in partnership with Francesco di Giorgio in the early 1470s. Most of his paintings are ...
Pedro Machuca

Pedro Machuca  

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(b Toledo, ?c.1490; d Granada, 4 Aug. 1550).Spanish architect and painter, active mainly in Granada. He worked in Italy in his early career (which is poorly documented) and was one of the first ...
town planning

town planning  

Regulation of the physical and social development of a geographical area in the pursuit of environmental, economic and social objectives. Often now just called planning.
Vecchietta

Vecchietta  

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(bapt. Siena, 11 Aug. 1410; d Siena, 6 June 1480).One of the outstanding Sienese artists of the 15th century, a painter, sculptor, goldsmith, architect, and military engineer. His nickname, meaning ...
Vitruvius

Vitruvius  

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(fl. 1st century bc),Roman architect and military engineer. He wrote a comprehensive ten-volume treatise on architecture which includes matters such as acoustics and water supply as well as the more ...

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