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Borromini

[ bawr-uh-mee-nee, bor-; Italian bawr-raw-mee-nee ]

noun

  1. Fran·ces·co [fran-, ches, -koh, f, r, ahn-, ches, -kaw], 1599–1667, Italian architect and sculptor.


Borromini

/ borroˈmiːni /

noun

  1. BorrominiFrancesco15991667MItalianARCHITECTURE: architect Francesco , original name Francesco Castelli . 1599–1667, Italian baroque architect, working in Rome: his buildings include the churches of San Carlo (1641) and Sant' Ivo (1660)


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Sculpture and architecture became more and more degraded under the influence of Bernini and Borromini.

Engravings of his chief compositions are to be found in the posthumous work, Francisci Borromini opus Architectonicum .

Beyond the arch is the Palazzo Falconieri (with falcons at the corners), built by Borromini about 1650.

Borromini was much employed in the middle of the 17th century at Rome.

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