Koch, Gaetano (1849-1910)

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Gaetano Koch, Italian architect, was born and died in Rome in 1849-1910. He was a nephew of Austrian painter Joseph Anton Koch. Gaetano realized in Rome some important works inspired by solemn and pure neo-Renaissance modes: Palazzo della Banca d'Italia (1886-1894); Palazzo Ludovisi-Piombino; arrangement of Piazza dell'Esedra (1888-1902); Palazzo Margherita (1886-1890); Palazzo Voghera; Palazzo Lavaggi Pacelli; Palazzo Calabresi.

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