Donato di Angelo di Pascuccio (Bramante)

Fermignano 1444 - Rome 11/04/1514

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Donato Bramante, Donato also spelled Donino or Donnino  (b. c. 1444, probably at Monte Asdrualdo, Duchy of Urbino [Italy]—d. April 11, 1514, Rome), architect who introduced the High Renaissance style in architecture. His early works in Milan included the rectory of Sant’Ambrogio and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. In Rome, Bramante served as principal planner of Pope Julius II’s comprehensive project for rebuilding the city. St. Peter’s Basilica, of which he was the chief architect, was begun in 1506. Other major Roman works were the Tempietto at San Pietro ...

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