designs os Sanmicheli. The Portals of the Pretoriao
and PreseCtitial Palaces at Verona are his. Many os
this great Architect’s work, to his undeserved dis-
credit, either remained imperfect, or were finished
by incompetent hands. Where his own superin-
tendance could be given, all was so well conducted,
that Vasari says, no building of his ever shewed the
His two cousins german, Matthew and Paul, were
samous Architects ; the sormer planned the Works
and Citadel os Casale, the Capital of Montserrat, at
that time reputed one of the ilrongelt places in Italy j
and likewise designed a grand Deposit of marble, in
the Church os S. Francesco, in that city. The latter
was father os his favourite disciple and cousin, John
Jerome. The death of this able artist (not without
suspicion os poison) at Famagosta in the ide of Cy-
prus, in his 46th year, so deeply afflicted our San-
micheli, that he survived it but a very short time.
He expired at Verona in 1559, aet. 75, The excel-
lent school he lest there was some reparation of this
loss to Architecture.
Bernardino Brugnoli, his nephew abovemention-
ed, designed and executed the high Altar at St.
George’s in Verona ; which Monsig. D. Barbaro,
who mandated and commented Vitruvius in Italian,
declares to be, both for the perfection os the Archi-
tecture and that of the carving, the completed thing
of the kind he ever saw, though little noticed by the
present artists there.
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