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Paolo Stella

(d. 1552)


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(d. 1552).

Italian architect of the beautiful Belvedere (Queen Anne's Pavilion), Hradčany, Prague (1535–63), completed by Hans Tirol (c. 1505–c.1575) and Bonifaz Wohlmut (fl. 1522–before 1579). It is an essay in pure Cinquecento, consisting of a rectangular block surrounded by an elegant Ionic arcade, and is uniquely sophisticated for its time and location.

Landisch (1968);Watkin (1986)

Subjects: Architecture — Renaissance Art.


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