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[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, robbed of all his possessions in the sack of Rome, under the Constable de Bourbon.
Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare

On either side of the choir are three reliefs in bronze by Sansovino.
Venice and its Story Thomas Okey

Rogers quotes Navagiero to the same effect; and Sansovino is more explicit still.
The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3) John Ruskin

The faces in the window look out at the great Sansovino—the splendid pile that is now occupied by the Prefect.
Italian Hours Henry James

This Chronicle is spoken of by Sansovino as “molto particolare e distinta.”
The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3), John Ruskin

The doge’s seat, until the fall of the Republic, was on the right of the principal entrance to the choir, as Sansovino says.
Intarsia and Marquetry F. Hamilton Jackson

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

The lower part follows Sansovino’s beautiful work very closely.
The Strand District Sir Walter Besant

Tribolo often begged Sansovino to take him as his pupil, which he did afterwards, and he became a famous sculptor.
Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D’Agnolo Leader Scott


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