Fontana, Francesco (1668-1708) (son of Carlo Fontana)

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Francesco Fontana, Italian architect and theorist, was born in Rome in 1668 and died in Castelgandolfo in 1708; he was the son of Carlo Fontana. Being a professor in the Accademia di San Luca, he contributed, together with his father, to the project of giving the Academy the new seat on Campidoglio. Among the works executed by him are noted the reconstruction of the wooden ceiling in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli.

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