Carlo Francesco Barabino


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Italian Neo-Classical architect, who became City Architect of Genoa in 1818. His Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa (1825–32), is an important early example of the Greek Doric Revival in Italy. He designed several temple-fronts (Church of the Rosary (1824), Church of San Siro (1820–1), and Santissima Annunziata (1830–43), all in Genoa), and was responsible for the Cimitero di Staglieno, Genoa, projected before 1825, with its competent Pantheon-like chapel (with Greek Doric portico), erected under the direction of Giovanni Battista Resasco (1799–1872) in 1844–61. The cemetery is one of the most brilliantly sited in Europe, and its conception was entirely Barabino's.

J. Curl (2002 c);Meeks (1966);Mezzanotte (1966);Negri (1977);Resasco (1892)

Subjects: Architecture.

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