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Vignola

[vee-nyaw-lah]
noun
  1. Gia·co·mo da [jah-kaw-maw dah] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ dɑ/, Giacomo Barocchio or Barozzi, 1507–73, Italian architect.
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Historical Examples of vignola

  • The present edifice was the work of Vignola and Giacomo della Porta in 1582.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • He is said to have had Vignola's designs for the architectural parts.

    Intarsia and Marquetry

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • The whole is as painfully dry as the transfer of a student's compass from a page of Vignola.

    Cathedrals of Spain

    John A. (John Allyne) Gade


British Dictionary definitions for vignola

Vignola

noun
  1. Giacomo Barozzi da (ˈdʒaːkomo baˈrɔttsi da). 1507–73, Italian architect, whose cruciform design for Il Gesù, Rome, greatly influenced later Church architecture
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