Sangallo, Antonio da (circa1455-1534) (brother of Giuliano)

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Antonio da Sangallo, Antonio Giamberti, Italian architect, was born and died in Florence in circa 1455 - 1534. He was a brother of Giuliano da Sangallo and for many years was his collaborator and continued the execution of works initiated by Giuliano. As a military architect, he participated in restoration of Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome (1493), worked in Civitacastellana (1494-1499), in Poggio Imperiale di Poggibonsi (1495-1513), in Nepi (1499-1503), in Arezzo, in Livorno, where projected the old Fortress (1506), and in Florence (loggia dell'Annunziata) (1517). From 1518 and till the death, the center of his activity was Montepulciano, where he left some of his most famous works: the church of the Madonna di San Biagio on a Latin-cross plan; and palaces Contucci, Tarugi, Cervini, Del Pecora, Del Monte, elaborating with a great fantasy the contemporary forms of classicism.

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