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Alonso de Covarrubias

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Architecture.

 (1488–1570) Spanish architect, sometimes acclaimed as a pioneer in introducing Renaissance elements, but the claim is controverted by his main work, the north façade of El Alcázar, Toledo...

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Antonio da Sangallo, the Younger

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(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...

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Claudio de Arciniega

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(1526–93) Spanish-born architect and sculptor.

Along with his brother Luis (1537–99), also an architect, he emigrated to Mexico where he built the Viceroy’s Palace, 1573–76, and...

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Daniele Barbaro

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Architecture.

(1514–70).

Italian patron, architect, and theorist. He translated Vitruvius into Italian (1556), and provided a learned commentary, which, with Palladio's illustrations, made I...

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Diogo Arruda

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(c. 1470–1531).

Leading Portuguese architect working within the Manueline style, responsible for the remarkable nave and chapter-house of the Church of the Order of Christ at Tomar...

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Diogo de Torralva

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(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...

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Egas family

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A family of architects of Flemish origin who worked in Toledo in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The family came from Brussels, where their name may have been Coeman. The ...

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Elias Holl

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1573–1646).

Born in Augsburg, he became the leading Renaissance architect in Germany after a visit to Italy (1600–1). He was responsible for the city of Augsburg's official...

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Etienne Dupérac

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(1525/35–1604),

French architect and garden designer. He moved to Rome in 1550 and stayed for twenty years; the Italian form of his name was Stefano du Perac. His engravings of ...

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Gerolamo Genga

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

(1476–1551),

Italian painter and architect, born in Urbino, where he may have trained with Luca Signorelli. In 1502 he accompanied Perugino to Florence; several years later he...

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