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FIORAVANTI, Ridolfo (1415 - 1485), Architect, founder, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FIORAVANTI, Ridolfo (1415 - 1485), Architect, founder, medallist

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1415, in Bologna; died 1485 or 1486, in Moscow.

Architect, founder, medallist.

Rodolfo Fioravanti, a polymath, is known chiefly for having constructed, from 1475 to 1479, the Dormition cathedral inside the Kremlin, which despite its five gilded cupolas retains an essential simplicity.

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