Longhi, Martino the Younger (1602-1660) (son of Onorio)

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Martino Longhi, the Younger, Italian architect, was born in Rome in 1602 and died in Viggiu' in 1660; he was a son of Onorio Longhi, belonging to the family of Lombardian architects. His activity took place in times of Baroque, connected with the personal and intellectual research of the problems of mannerism: church of Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi (1638); big stair-case of Palazzo Ruspoli (1640); facade of the church Santi Vincenzo e Aanastasio (1644); the church San Carlo al Corso; the church Sant'Adriano al Foro and very original stairs-tower of the Palazzo Ginnetti in the city of Velletri (now destroyed).

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