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 Andrea Palladio

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Andrea Palladio Famous memorial

Birth
Padova, Provincia di Padova, Veneto, Italy
Death
19 Aug 1580 (aged 71)
Maser, Provincia di Treviso, Veneto, Italy
Burial
Vicenza, Provincia di Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Memorial ID
11394237 View Source

Renaissance Architect. His early commissions consisted primarily of palaces and villas for the aristocracy, he began to design religious buildings in the 1560s. In 1570 he was appointed 'Architectural adviser' to the Venetian Republic, and the same year, he published his "Four books of architecture." His treatise was especially influential to the designs of Christopher Wren in England and Thomas Jefferson and architecture in the U.S.A.

Renaissance Architect. His early commissions consisted primarily of palaces and villas for the aristocracy, he began to design religious buildings in the 1560s. In 1570 he was appointed 'Architectural adviser' to the Venetian Republic, and the same year, he published his "Four books of architecture." His treatise was especially influential to the designs of Christopher Wren in England and Thomas Jefferson and architecture in the U.S.A.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 20 Jul 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11394237
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11394237/andrea-palladio: accessed ), memorial page for Andrea Palladio (30 Nov 1508–19 Aug 1580), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11394237, citing Cimitero Maggiore di Vicenza, Vicenza, Provincia di Vicenza, Veneto, Italy; Maintained by Find a Grave.