- Sebastiano 1475–1554, Italian architect and painter, best known for his treatise Complete Works on Architecture and Perspective (1537–75), the first to set out the principles of classical architecture and to give rules for their application
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The work of reconstructing the Louvre was entrusted to the Italian architect Serlio.
Many mazes at that time were planned by the Italian architect Serlio, one of whose designs is shown in Fig. 81.Mazes and Labyrinths
W. H. Matthews
He belonged to the Alessi family; and Serlio was so pleased with his designs that he at once pressed the king to accept them.
This example is from Serlio's Architecture , showing what excellent proportion can be obtained by the square and diagonals.The Theory and Practice of Perspective</p>
George Adolphus Storey
Thode confirms this opinion, which was also held by Serlio in the sixteenth century, in regard to the construction of St. Peter's.Michelangelo