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[ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/ (Show IPA), 1508–80, Italian architect famous for his widely translated Four Books of Architecture, 1570.
Contemporary Examples

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‘Nashville’: 5 Facts About Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio’s Stunning Duet Jace Lacob October 10, 2012

Historical Examples

Attend to Palladio and Perrault, while they explain all the parts and proportions of a pillar.
An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals David Hume

The doorway, by Palladio, was brought from Venice, and the front is by Soames.
Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater Geraldine Edith Mitton

One of the most remarkable things here is the Olympic Theatre, which was begun by Palladio and finished by his son.
The Greville Memoirs Charles C. F. Greville

A good deal of Classic went up, the work of academic amateurs, dabbling in Vitruvius and Palladio.
Rivers of Great Britain. The Thames, from Source to Sea. Anonymous

The great object of interest is the stage, on which a permanent scene has been constructed by Palladio.
Brick and Marble in the Middle Ages George Edmund Street

We English, for example, have given Palladio’s name to the Italian style adopted by us in the seventeenth century.
Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds

The architecture of Palladio is wholly virtueless and despicable.
Modern Painters Vol. III. John Ruskin

Sansovino was responsible for the second, and Palladio completed what the other two had begun.
Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins

They are built like Palladio’s Theatre at Vicenza, where the perspective converges toward a single seat.
Emerson and Other Essays John Jay Chapman

Andrea (anˈdrɛːa). 1508–80, Italian architect who revived and developed classical architecture, esp the ancient Roman ideals of symmetrical planning and harmonic proportions. His treatise Four Books on Architecture (1570) and his designs for villas and palaces profoundly influenced 18th-century domestic architecture in England and the US


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  • Pisano

    Andrea [ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/ (Show IPA), c1270–c1348, Italian sculptor. Giovanni [jaw-vahn-nee] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), c1245–c1320, and his father, Nicola [nee-kaw-lah] /niˈkɔ lɑ/ (Show IPA) c1220–78, Italian sculptors and architects. Historical Examples He says he is aware of no Pisano tiling which can be dated from as late as the second half of the seventeenth […]

  • Robbia

    Andrea della [ahn-dre-ah del-lah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ ˌdɛl lɑ/ (Show IPA), 1435–1525, and his uncle, Luca della [loo-kah del-lah] /ˈlu kɑ ˌdɛl lɑ/ (Show IPA) c1400–82, Italian sculptors. Historical Examples The palace is the national museum, and among its grand collections the work of the della Robbia family can best be studied. Cathedral Cities of Italy […]

  • Sansovino

    Andrea [ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/ (Show IPA), (Andrea Contucci) 1460–1529, Italian sculptor and architect. his pupil, Jacopo [yah-kaw-paw] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/ (Show IPA), (Jacopo Tatti) 1486–1570, Italian sculptor and architect. Historical Examples Nothing of this sort is finer than the monuments by Sansovino, erected in Sta. Architecture Thomas Roger Smith Sansovino returned, but was driven away, […]

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