Porta, Giacomo della

Porta, Giacomo della
Architect and sculptor (1541-1604)

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  • Porta, Giacomo della — ▪ Italian architect born c. 1537, , Rome, Papal States [Italy] died 1602, Rome       Italian architect whose work represents the development in style from late Mannerism to early Baroque. He was the chief Roman architect during the latter third… …   Universalium

  • PORTA, Giacomo della — (c. 1533 1602)    See SAINT PETER S CHURCH, ROME …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Giacomo Della Porta —     Giacomo della Porta     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Giacomo della Porta     Architect and sculptor, b. at Porlizza on Lake Lugano 1541; d. 1604. He was a pupil of Michelangelo and succeeded Vignola as architect of St. Peter s. Here he removed… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Giacomo della Porta — Fachada de la iglesia del Gesù en Roma. Cristo entregando las llaves del cielo a …   Wikipedia Español

  • Giacomo della Porta — (c. 1533 ndash; 1602) was an Italian architect and sculptor, who worked for many important buildings in Rome, including St. Peter s Basilica. [CathEncy|wstitle=Giacomo della Porta] He was born at Porlezza, Lombardy.BiographyDella Porta was… …   Wikipedia

  • Giacomo Della Porta — Façade de l église du Gesù à Rome Giacomo della Porta (Porlezza, 1533 Rome, 1602) est un architecte italien baroque, de l art maniériste de la Contre Réforme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Giacomo della Porta — Fassade von Il Gesù Giacomo della Porta (* um 1532 in Porlezza, Lombardei; † 1602 ebenda) war ein italienischer Architekt und Bildhauer. Er war Schüler Michelangelos und der wichtigste Vermittler seiner architektonischen Errungenschaften. Nach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Giacomo della Porta — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Della Porta. Façade de l église du Gesù à Rome Giacomo della Porta (Porlezza, 1533 Rome, 1602) est un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Della Porta, Giacomo — (1541? 1604)    Italian architect, a native of Rome and a pupil of Michelangelo. He completed several unfinished projects of Michelangelo, including the dome of St. Peter s basilica. His outstanding original achievement was the design of the… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Porta — Porta, Giacomo della, Architekt, geb. um 1520 im Mailändischen, gest. 1604 in Rom, Schüler Michelangelos; vollendete mit Fontana die Kuppel der Peterskirche zu Rom, auch Kirchen und Paläste das …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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