Marchionni, Carlo (1702-1786)

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Carlo Marchionni, Italian architect and sculptor, was born in Ancona in 1702 and died in Rome in 1786. His most famous works were: Sagrestia of St Peter's in Vatican (1784), Villa Albani in Rome, which was a document of rigorous classicism, enriched by the interesting picturesque solutions of the buildings in the garden. As a sculptor he worked in Michelangelo's style: Monumento a Benedetto XIII in the church Santa Maria sopra Minerva, realized together with P.Bracci.

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