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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Vincenzo Scamozzi 1 succeeded to the public ap-
pointments os Palladio. He was born in Vicenza,
of parents in good circumstances. His sather Gio,
Domenico, a man of letters and a good Architect:,
procured him the bed; matters; particularly for ma-
thematics and design. Under these his proficiency
was such, as enabled him to compose a large work
on Perlpedtive at the age of 22, while he yet re-
mained at Vicenza. To advance himself in Archi-
tecture, he studied with emulous attention the fa-
brics of Sansovino and Palladio, then going on at
Venice. With the same view he next visited Rome;
where he perfected himself in mathematical science
by the instruftions of the celebrated P. Clavius;
and availed himsels of all the advantages his situatiori
afsorded sor accomplishing himself in his profession,
by the most ttudious observation of the antient edi-
fices subsisting there. Not satiated with these, his
still eager curiosity carried him to Naples and its
Upon his return he fixed at Venice, and began
his practical career with the Deposit of the Doge
only as a renter-—Arco delle Scale del Monte, from the manner
thought to be a design os his —Doric Loggia, and a Door, in
the Garden of the Counts Valmarana — two rustic Doors in the
Garden of Count Porto. In Padua, nel Borgo di Santa Croce,
a House of singular contrivance, for the conveniences it includes
an small area. In Bologna, northern front and Court of Pal.
Ruini, since Ranucci. In Parma, part of the Theatre, carried,
on by Bernini, Spada and Magnani.
1 Vincenzo Scamozzi bora 1552, died s6x6a st. 64,
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