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- An·dre·a [ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/, 1508–80, Italian architect famous for his widely translated Four Books of Architecture, 1570.
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The doorway, by Palladio, was brought from Venice, and the front is by Soames.Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater
Geraldine Edith Mitton
It is in Venice that the fine genius of Palladio develops all its supremacy.Tales from "Blackwood"
The architecture of Palladio is wholly virtueless and despicable.Modern Painters Vol. III.
Palladio never equalled this, the earliest of all his many works.Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3
John Addington Symonds
A good deal of Classic went up, the work of academic amateurs, dabbling in Vitruvius and Palladio.
- Andrea (anˈdrɛːa). 1508–80, Italian architect who revived and developed classical architecture, esp the ancient Roman ideals of symmetrical planning and harmonic proportions. His treatise Four Books on Architecture (1570) and his designs for villas and palaces profoundly influenced 18th-century domestic architecture in England and the US