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Peruzzi

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noun
  1. Bal·das·sa·re Tom·ma·so [bahl-dahs-sah-re tawm-mah-zaw] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ tɔmˈmɑ zɔ/, 1481–1536, Italian architect and painter.
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Historical Examples

  • With a look of sombre satisfaction, he led the way to the Peruzzi Chapel.

    A Room With A View

    E. M. Forster

  • Both Beccafumi and Peruzzi felt the cold and manneristic Roman style of rhetoric injuriously.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3

    John Addington Symonds

  • Vasari relates that he conducted Titian to see certain works of Peruzzi, of which the illusion was most complete.

  • The Peruzzi chapel had then recently been restored—some exquisite frescoes by Giotto being among the successful restorations.

    The Brownings

    Lilian Whiting

  • Villani acted for some time as an agent abroad of the great business house of Peruzzi.


British Dictionary definitions for peruzzi

Peruzzi

noun
  1. Baldassare Tommaso (baldasˈsaːre tomˈmaːzo). 1481–1536, Italian architect and painter of the High Renaissance. The design of the Palazzo Massimo, Rome, is attributed to him
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