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Italian Neoclassical Painters: Vincenzo Brenna, Pietro Gonzaga, Giuseppe Bossi, Antonio Cavallucci, Domenico Corvi, Andrea Appiani

Italian Neoclassical Painters: Vincenzo Brenna, Pietro Gonzaga, Giuseppe Bossi, Antonio Cavallucci, Domenico Corvi, Andrea Appiani

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Chapters: Vincenzo Brenna, Pietro Gonzaga, Giuseppe Bossi, Antonio Cavallucci, Domenico Corvi, Andrea Appiani, Ignazio Hugford, Felice Giani, Carlo Giuseppe Ratti, Antonio Zucchi, Giorgio Fuentes. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Vincenzo Brenna (1747 May 17, 1820) was an Italian architect and painter who was the house architect of Paul I of Russia. Brenna was hired by Paul and his spouse Maria Fyodorovna as interior decorator in 1781 and by the end of 1780s became the couple's leading architect. Brenna worked on Pavlovsk and Gatchina palaces, rebuilt Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and most notably created Saint Michael's Castle in Saint Petersburg. Most of his architectural works were created concurrently during Paul's brief reign (November 1796 March 1801). Soon after Paul was murdered in a palace coup Brenna, renowned for fraud and embezzlement barely tolerated by his late patron, retired and left Russia for an uneventful life in Saxony. Brenna never reached the level of his better known contemporaries Giacomo Quarenghi, Charles Cameron and Vasily Bazhenov and was soon surpassed by his own trainee Carlo Rossi. Nevertheless, historians Igor Grabar, Nikolay Lanceray and Dmitry Shvidkovsky praised him for sincere and unrestricted naturalism of his graphic work and considered him to be the watershed between the Age of Enlightenment and Romanticism in Russian architecture. Brenna belonged to an old Ticino family that had split into two branches, stonemasons (Brenno) and painters (Brenni) not later than the last quarter of the 17th century. Stonemasons and marbling experts Karl Antonio and Francesco Brenno worked in 1680s in Salzburg. Karl Enrico Brenno (Brennus) carved elaborate tombs in Denmark and Hamburg, but was better known for his marbling artwor...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=8531196