Andrea Palladio, 1508-1580: Architect Between the Renaissance and Baroque
Koln, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
No other architect in the history of Western art has had as lasting an effect as Andrea Palladio. 'Palladianism' became an established style of architecture. This book provides an introduction to the complete works of this great 16th-century Italian architect. His palaces, villas and religious buildings are presented here in a collection of excellent photographs.
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Palazzo della Ragione
Villa Pisani Montagnana
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