Rainaldi, Carlo (1611-1691) (son of Girolamo)

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Carlo Rainaldi, Italian architect, was born and died in Rome in 1611-1691. He was a collaborator of his father Girolamo Rainaldi in Palazzo Pamphili in Piazza Navona. After the death of father in 1655 he realized his best works: church S.Maria in Campitelli (1663-1667); facade of S.Andrea della Valle (1661-1665); projects of notable value for two twin churches in Piazza del Popolo (1662-1675); projects for S.Agnese in Agone; apsidal facade of S.Maria Maggiore; Chiesa del Suffragio in Via Giulia (1669-1675). All these works made C.Rainaldi one of the most important figures in the Roman architecture of the 17th century.

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