A Guide to Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture

Venetian Architecture of the Sixteenth Century




Palladio. Facade, San Francesco della Vigna, Venice. Begun 1562
Giovanni Maria Falconetto

Michele Sanmicheli

Jacopo Sansovino

Andrea Palladio

Vincenzo Scamozzi
Ottavio Bertotti-Scamozzi

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Giovanni Maria Falconetto (1468-1535)



Michele Sanmicheli (or Sanmichele, Sammichele) (1484-1559)


Jacopo Sansovino (1486-1570)



Andrea Palladio (1508-1580)

Individual Buildings by Palladio: Villas
Individual Buildings by Palladio: Palaces
Individual Buildings by Palladio: Churches
Palladio: Other Projects
Some Other Palladian Resources

Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548-1616)

Ottavio Bertotti-Scamozzi (1719-1790)

Bertotti-Scamozzi, who worked with V. Scamozzi and added that surname to his, is best remembered for his collecting and editing of Palladio's drawings, published as Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio raccolti e illustrati. (The Buildings and Designs of Andrea Palladio collected and illustrated) 1776–83. He also published Palladio's Le Terme dei Romani. He was also an architect and a theorist.



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