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Pirro Ligorio

(c. 1513—1583)

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Ligorio, Pirro

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(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 ... More
Ligorio, Pirro

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
Length:
247 words

(b Naples, c.1513; d Ferrara, 26 Oct. 1583).

Italian architect, antiquarian, draughtsman, designer, and painter, active mainly in Rome, where he settled in about ...

Ligorio, Pirro

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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133 words

(c. 1513–83).

Italian architect, painter, and antiquarian born in Naples. He was an encyclopedic antiquarian (and some suspect

Ligorio, Pirro

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Gordon Campbell

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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2006

(c.1513–1583), Italian architect, painter, and antiquary.

In 1558 he was appointed papal architect, in which capacity he designed the ...

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