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, 395]

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there made two models, in different manners, for
the front of, S. Petronio, and other designs for the
service of that fabric. In the same city he repaired,
with additions, the palace of Count Gio-Battista
Bentivoglio; very dexterously adapting new con-
struftions to the preserved parts of the old. The
portal os the Church os St. Michele in Bosco, at a
little distance out of Bologna, was of his invention.
At Carpi, in the states of Modena, he gave the
design and model os the dome, which was executed
under his direction 5 and began the church of St,
Returning to Sienna, he planned the fortifications
os that city, and made designs for some houses in it.
After these engagements were completed, repairing
again to Rome he was employed by Leo X. in the
fabric of St. Peter’s ; for which that Pontif began to
think the plan os Bramante too extensive 3 and there-
fore wished for another, which might appear sufE-
ciently magnificent under less volume. This the in-
genuity os Peruzzi soon furnished, as may be seen
in Serlio’s book, much to the credit of the inventor.
The deposit of Adrian VI. in the Church dell’
Anima, is of Peruzzi’s Architecture j the sculpture
of it by Michel Angelo of Sienna, with his as-
When the Calandra os Cardinal Bibiena (the fir st
Italian comedy in prose) was performed before the
Pope, the theatrical decorations were contrived by
this artist; who exhibited two scenes of such striking
as to excite the .emulation and inform the
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