De Rossi, Mattia (1637-1695)

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Mattia De Rossi, Italian architect, was born and died in Rome in 1637-1695. He belonged to a family of architects, an notwithstanding the lack of particular artistic personality he was a pupil and a favorite executor of the works of G.L.Bernini. In Rome he built a side of the colonnade in St Peter's square, a balustrade of the Ponte Sant'Angelo and finished construction of the churches of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale and of Santa Maria di Montesanto. De Rossi also worked for numerous other Roman churches where showed himself as a good constructor.

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