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Sansovino

[san-soh-vee-noh; Italian sahn-saw-vee-naw]
noun
  1. An·dre·a [ahn-dre-ah] /ɑnˈdrɛ ɑ/, Andrea Contucci, 1460–1529, Italian sculptor and architect.
  2. his pupilJa·co·po [yah-kaw-paw] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/, Jacopo Tatti, 1486–1570, Italian sculptor and architect.
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Historical Examples of sansovino

  • On either side of the choir are three reliefs in bronze by Sansovino.

    Venice and its Story

    Thomas Okey

  • Nothing of this sort is finer than the monuments by Sansovino, erected in Sta.

    Architecture

    Thomas Roger Smith

  • Scamozzi, labouring at Venice on works that Sansovino left unfinished, caught the genial spirit of the old Venetian style.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3

    John Addington Symonds

  • I have spelt the name Sansovino, when applied to Jacopo Tatti, in accordance with time-honoured usage.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3

    John Addington Symonds

  • Sansovino returned, but was driven away, robbed of all his possessions in the sack of Rome, under the Constable de Bourbon.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare