Simonetti, Michelangelo (1724-1781)

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Michelangelo Simonetti, Italian architect, was born and died in Rome in 1724-1781. Since 1776 he worked in Vatican at the construction of the Museo Pio Clementino: Scala Simonetti, Sala delle Muse, Sala Rotonda, etc. The responsibility of the destruction of the chapel frescoed by Mantegna inside of the ancient Palazetto di Innocent VIII belongs to Simonetti as well.

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