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  • The sublime villa, built in 1576 by Vincenzo Scamozzi a protégé of Andrea Palladio, has elegantly proportioned rooms that surround a central rotunda.

    Monastic Fantastic

  • "Take your time Magdalen, no hurry at all, oh and don't worry if you don't know the answer, in fact I'll tell you, it's Andrea Palladio ..."

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  • In what is probably the masterpiece of the exhibition, the large-scale view of the Bacino di San Marco or inner harbor of the city, he rendered the spars and rigging of each boat with consummate precision, yet turned the church of San Giorgio Maggiore so viewers could see its magnificent front, designed by Andrea Palladio, face on.

    Canaletto's paintings showed more than the tourist side of Venice

  • For molding inspiration, Mr. Varney suggests picking up a copy of Andrea Palladio's "The Four Books on Architecture."

    The Full Monticello

  • The elderly Inigo Jones, the first architect to bring Italianate Renaissance architecture to Britain, is reckoned to have had a hand in this country house, particularly the dignified south facade, with its central Venetian window and pedimented corner towers a trick Jones had borrowed from the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio, and others borrowed from Jones.

    The Renaissance in Britain: examples from the era

  • The 16th-century Italian architect, theorist and archaeologist Andrea Palladio was the most influential, as his I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura Four Books of Architecture, 1570 were published and translated across Europe.

    Renaissance architecture: how to identify the Roman orders

  • He went to Italy and studied the work of Andrea Palladio at first hand, and his detail and proportion followed classical precedents far more closely than any that had gone before.

    The Renaissance in Britain: examples from the era

  • When the Academy of Vicenza needed a theatre in 1579, the Italian architect Andrea Palladio designed it on a classical model drawn from Vitruvius.

    British architecture: The English Renaissance

  • The style was plainer than in the baroque period, drawing on the earlier Renaissance style of Andrea Palladio, and famous architects such as the Adam brothers, John Wood and John Nash would turn their hand to it.

    British architecture: from Georgian to the present day

  • The grounds were also Adam's work.01332 842191Robert Adam's 1773 bridge across the Avon is one of few in the world to be fully lined with shops, and was partly inspired by Andrea Palladio's rejected design for the Ponte de Rialto in Venice.

    Georgian architecture: examples from the era


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