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Baldassare Peruzzi

Architect, painter, fortress architect, set designer, fresco painter, muralist, draughtsman, decorator and decorative artist

Born
1481 in Siena
Died
1536 in Rome

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Biography

Baldassare Peruzzi (born in Siena in 1481; died in Rome in 1536), trained in Siena as an architect, from roughly 1503 in Rome; architecture and painting of the banker Agostino Chigi's Villa Farnesina; 1520 architect at St Peter's, also involved in projects of the Raphael workshop. After the sack of Rome in 1527, master builder for the Republic of Siena until 1534; systematic study of architecture in antiquity.

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