Architects in Venice

Jacopo Sansovino

Jacopo Tatti, called the Sansovino (Florence, July 2, 1486 - Venice, November 27, 1570) was an Italian architect and sculptor. It was the Proto (maximum architect) of the Republic of Venice from 1529 until his death. He began his artistic apprenticeship in the workshop of Andrea Contucci, called Il Sansovino, from which it inherited its nickname.


Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio, pseudonym of Andrea di Pietro, was an architect, architectural theorist and designer of the Italian Renaissance, citizen of the Republic of Venice. Influenced by greek-Roman period, primarily by Vitruvius, is considered one of the most influential personalities in the history of Western architecture. His buildings are located in what was the Venetian Republic.

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