Giacomo Della Porta

Giacomo della Porta (c. 1533 – 1602) was an Italian architect and sculptor, who worked on many important buildings in Rome, including St. Peter's Basilica. He was born at Porlezza, Lombardy and died in Rome.

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Mannerist Architecture - Mannerism - Giacomo Della Porta
... Giacomo della Porta, (c.1533–1602), was famous as the architect who made the dome of St Peter’s Basilica a reality ... as to whether the changes originated with della Porta or with Michelangelo himself ... Della Porta spent nearly all his working life in Rome, designing villas, palazzi and churches in the Mannerist style ...
Giacomo Della Porta - Selected Works
... Small fountains at Piazza Navona (1574) One fountain at the Piazza della Rotonda Palazzo Senatorio at the Capitol Hill (1573-1602) Palazzo della Sapienza (1578 ... Venanzio e Ansovino (1589) Fontana della Terrina (1590) Sculpture "Christ delivering the keys of Heaven to St ...
List Of Fountains In Rome - Decorative Fountains
... the Bees) (1644) Fontana di Piazza d'Aracoeli, (1589) Fontana dell'Acqua Acetosa Fontana della Barcaccia, (1627) Fountain in Campo de' Fiori ... Fontana della Barcaccia (Fountain of the Old Boat), Piazza di Spagna (1627) Fontana di Piazza Colonna in the Piazza Colonna, (completed 1577) Fontana dei Dioscuri in front of the ... Fontana del Pantheon, by Giacomo Della Porta (1575, with Egyptian obelisk added in 1711) Fontana della Pigna (Pine Cone Fountain), in the Cortile della Pigna of Vatican City ...
St. Peter's Basilica - Architecture - Dome – Successive Designs and Final Solution - Michelangelo and Giacomo Della Porta, 1547 and 1585
... In 1585 the energetic Pope Sixtus appointed Giacomo della Porta who was to be assisted by Domenico Fontana ... Giacomo della Porta subsequently altered this model in several ways, in keeping with changes that he made to the design ... The major change that was made to the model, either by della Porta, or Michelangelo himself before his death, was to raise the outer dome higher above the inner one ...