Vasanzio, Giovanni (1550-1621) (Jan Van Santen)

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Jan Van Santen, named Giovanni Vasanzio, Dutch architect, engraver and carver, was born in Utrecht in 1550 and died in Rome in 1621. He brought into architecture the sharp decoration of the archeological origins, working at Casino Borghese in Rome and Villa Mondragone in Frascati.

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