Alessi, Galeazzo

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Alessi, Galeazzo


Born 1500 or 1512, in Perugia; died Dec. 30, 1572, in Perugia. Italian architect of the late Renaissance.

Alessi studied in Rome under Michelangelo and worked mainly in Genoa. He created a type of palace with a terrace arrangement of the inner space built on a steep slope. His main works are the church Santa Maria Assunta di Cari-gnano in Genoa (1552), the Marino Palace in Milan (started in 1557), and the Parodi Palace in Genoa (1567).


De Negri, E. Galeazzo Alessi. Architetto a Genova. Genoa, 1957.
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