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Rome, Palazzo Farnese window. begun 1515 - designs by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger. Its building history involved some of the most prominent Italian architects of the 16th century, including Michelangelo, Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola and Giacomo della Porta.

begun 1515 - designs by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger. Its building history involved some of the most prominent Italian architects of the century, including Michelangelo, Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola and Giacomo della Porta.

Interior courtyard of the Palazzo del Gallo di Roccagiovine, Piazza Farnese, Rome. Looking through the doorway you can see one of the piazza fountains.

Interior courtyard of the Palazzo del Gallo di Roccagiovine, Piazza Farnese, Rome. Looking through the doorway you can see one of the piazza fountains.

Baldaquin Bernin Saint-Pierre Vatican - Basílica de San Pedro -

Italian Sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini One of his most famous works is the canopy of st. Peter in the Vatican. In the middle ages was destined for the altar.

Mausoleo di Santa Costanza, Roma. Fu costruito intorno al 350 circa, come mausoleo di Costantina, figlia di Costantino. All'interno vi furono sepolte sia Costantina sia la sorella Elena. Questa foto raffigura l'Interno. La pianta circolare di questo edificio, come di altri paleocristiani, si riferisce a modelli provenienti dall'architettura romana.  Si trova all'interno del complesso di Sant'Agnese fuori le mura.

The Mausoleum of Constantia ~The mausoleum was later consecrated as the Santa Costanza church. Constantia (sometimes called Constantina) was the daughter of Emperor Constantine and his second wife Fausta and was never actually canonized.

The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral and minor basilica in Mantua, Lombardy (Italy). It is one of the major works of 15th century Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy.

MANTOVA The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is a Roman Catholic co-cathedral and minor basilica in Mantua, Lombardy (Italy). It is one of the major works of century Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy.

The Villa Rotunda by Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio

Villa Capra ("La Rotunda"), Veneto Italy, designed in by Andrea Palladio. A renaisance building that would have a profound influence on architecture for the next 500 years

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