Aldrich, Henry; Smyth, Philip [Übers.]
The Elements Of Civil Architecture: According To Vitruvius And Other Ancients, And The Most Approved Practice Of Modern Authors, Especially Palladio — London, 1789 [Cicognara Nr. 395]

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which order was renewed by Pius V. and duly

By order of the former of these Pontifs, he made
three designs for the Porta Nomentana; to be thence-
sorwards called Porta Pia. The lead costly of these
was preferred and eredted, though an irregular and
capricious composition. When very sar advanced in
years, he dictated five designs to Tiberio Calcagni,
an able Florentine Sculptor, sor the Church os St.
John of the Florentines in Rome; the richest os
which was chosen by the delegates. Of it a wooden
model was made and preserred long after ; but, when
under Clement XII, the front was to have been built,
that Model was not to be found.

It being proposed to convert the magnificent re-
mains of Diocletian’s Baths into a Church os the
Chartreux, upon a competition of many Architedts
for that undertaking, the plan of Michel Angelo
had the preference, and was carried into execution
with general approbation; though since reformed by
a modem artist Luigi Vanvitelli, too much in coun-

The Cappella Strozzi, at Florence, was designed
by M. Angelo ; as likewise the College of the Sapi-
enza in Rome, excepting the part where the church
is situated.

When, at the great age of 90, this so varioussy
excellent Artist yielded to God a life spent in the
molt unremitting exertion os the rich talents with
which his bounty had endowed him, the reigning
Pontif, Pius IV, ordered his remains to be transfer-

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