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Ligorio, Pirro

    Full Name: Ligorio, Pirro

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1510

    Date Died: 1583

    Place Born: Naples, Campania, Italy

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre), Classical, Roman (ancient Italian culture or period), and sculpture (visual works)

    Institution(s): Court of Alphonse II


    Architect; antiquario for Alphonse II; scholar of Rome; encyclopedic art history of classical world.

    Selected Bibliography

    Libro delli antichità. 1553


    Bazin 79-80

    Contributors: Lee Sorensen


    Lee Sorensen. "Ligorio, Pirro." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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