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Brunelleschi

[broon-l-es-kee; Italian broo-nel-les-kee] /ˌbrun lˈɛs ki; Italian ˌbru nɛlˈlɛs ki/
noun
1.
Filippo
[fi-lip-oh;; Italian fee-leep-paw] /fɪˈlɪp oʊ;; Italian fiˈlip pɔ/ (Show IPA),
1377?–1446, Italian architect.
Also, Brunellesco
[broon-l-es-koh; Italian broo-nel-les-kaw] /ˌbrun lˈɛs koʊ; Italian ˌbru nɛlˈlɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA)
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  • It was he who consecrated the beautiful church just finished by Brunelleschi.

    The Popes and Science James J. Walsh
  • This appears to be one of the modifications from what Brunelleschi had intended.

    The Story of Florence Edmund G. Gardner
  • A public competition for a dome was held in which Brunelleschi took part.

    A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick
  • Large sums were voted, offerings flowed in, a superb hospital was founded, and Brunelleschi was appointed architect.

  • It is well known that the erection of the dome was finally entrusted to Brunelleschi in 1420.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • The same is true of S. Spirito, built in 1470, after Brunelleschi's death, according to his plans.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • The trial-pieces prepared by Brunelleschi and Ghiberti are now preserved in the Bargello.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • He was no architect, as we know from his incompetence to do more than impede Brunelleschi in the building of the dome.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • Early in his youth Donatello journeyed with Brunelleschi to Rome, in order to acquaint himself with the monuments then extant.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • The laws of perspective and foreshortening were worked out by Paolo Uccello and Brunelleschi.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for Brunelleschi

Brunelleschi

/Italian brunelˈleski/
noun
1.
Filippo (fiˈlippo). 1377–1446, Italian architect, whose works in Florence include the dome of the cathedral, the Pazzi chapel of Santa Croce, and the church of San Lorenzo
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