Andrea Palladio

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Andrea Palladio
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Portrait o Palladio frae 1576
Born 30 November 1508(1508-11-30)
Padova, Republic o Venice
Died 19 August 1580(1580-08-19) (aged 71)
Maser, near Treviso
Naitionality Italian[1]
Biggins Villa Barbaro
Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
Basilica Palladiana
Kirk o San Giorgio Maggiore
Il Redentore
Teatro Olimpico
Projects I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura (The Fower Beuks o Airchitectur)

Andrea Palladio (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa palˈlaːdjo]; 30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) wis an Italian[1] airchitect active in the Republic o Venice. Palladio, influenced bi Roman an Greek airchitectur, primarily bi Vitruvius, is widely conseedert tae be the maist influential indiveedual in the history o airchitectur. Aw o his biggins are locatit in whit wis the Venetian Republic, but his teachins, summarised in the airchitectural treatise, The Fower Beuks o Airchitectur, gained him wide recogneetion.[2] The ceety o Vicenza an the Palladian Villas o the Veneto are UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids.

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