Architettura, Delorme, Bella Incisione Originale, '800
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PREGEVOLE ANTICO RITRATTO DEL NOTO ARCHITETTO
PHILIBERT DE LORME
Incisione originale della metà dell'800, apparsa probabilmente come tavola f.t. illustrativa di una opera celebrativa su uomini illustri del passato;
firmata dall'artista incisore
da un disegno di
DI INTERESSE COLLEZIONISTICO CULTURALE E DECORATIVO
Misura cm.26x18 (foglio, compreso i margini bianchi diseguali); buona conservazione generale, difetti d'uso e d'epoca, fioriture, difetti marginali;
meritevole di essere inserita sotto passpartout ed incorniciata.
DE LORME, PHILIBERT (c. 15 10-1570), French architect, one of the great masters of the Renaissance, was born at Lyons, the son of Jehan de LOrme, who practised the same art and brought his son up to it. At an early age Philibert was sent to Italy to study (1533t 536) and was employed there by Pope Paul III. Returning to France he was patronized by Cardinal du Bellay at Lyons, and was sent by him about 1540 to Paris,where he began the Chateau de St Maur, and enjoyed royal favor; in 1545 he was made architect to Francis I. and given the charge of works in Brittany. In 1548 Henry II. gave him the supervision of Fontainebleau, Saint-Germain and the other royal buildings; but on his death (1559) Philibert fell into disgrace. Under Charles IX., however, he returned to favor, and was employed to construct the Tuileries, in collaboration with Jean Brillant. He died in Paris on the 8th of January 1570. Much of his work has disappeared, but his fame remains. An ardent humanist and student of the antique, he yet vindicated resolutely the French tradition in opposition to Italian tendencies; he was a man of independent mind and a vigorous originality. His masterpiece was the Chteau d Anet (1552-1559), built for . . . . . I7~..(dal web)