Mateus Vicente de Oliveira


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Portuguese Rococo architect, who worked under Ludovice at first, adopting the latter's grand manner, and then evolved a much more exquisite style, of which the Palácio Nacional, Queluz, near Lisbon (1747–52), is a good example, with its swagged and garlanded window-heads. He was responsible for the Basilica da Estrêla, Lisbon (1779–90).

Cruickshank (ed.) (1996);Kubler & Soria (1959);R. Smith (1968)

Subjects: Architecture.

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