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Andrea Palladio 1508-1580
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Predecessors, contemporaries Dante Alighieri (1265 –1321), The Divine Comedy Christopher Columbus (1451 –1506) Brunelleschi (1337 – 1446) First architect to employ mathematical perspective to redefine Gothic and Romanesque space; Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence (1417 - 1434) Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) Michelangelo (1475 – 1564) Gallileo Gallilei (1564 – 1642) Andrea Pallado (1508 – 1580)
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Palladio’s life, projects Born in Padova in 1508 At age 15 went to Vicenza to became an assistant in a workshop of stonecutters and masons Later introduced to the writings of Vitruvius, classical Roman architect
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Palladio’s life, projects In 1548 he began receiving commissions for country villas from prominent Venetians (Barbaro, Cornaro) Villa Malcontenta (1549 - 1563)
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Palladio’s life, projects In 1560 he received first commission for work in Venice: completion of the Benedictine monastery San Giorgio Maggiore
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ARCH 4.500 taught by Professor Lawrencesass during the Fall '08 term at MIT.

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