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Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola
Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola

(1507-10-01)1 October 1507
Vignola, Duchy of Ferrara (present-day Italy)
Died 7 July 1573(1573-07-07) (aged 65)
Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy)
Nationality Italian
Known for Architecture, Garden design
Notable work
Villa Farnese
Church of the Gesù
Villa Lante
Movement Mannerism
The five orders, engraving from Vignola's Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura.

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ( vin-YOH-lə VEEN-- 1 October 1507 – 7 July 1573), often simply called Vignola, was one of the great Italian architects of 16th century Mannerism. His two great masterpieces are the Villa Farnese at Caprarola and the Jesuits' Church of the Gesù in Rome. The three architects who spread the Italian Renaissance style throughout Western Europe are Vignola, Serlio and Palladio.

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