Designed by Luigi Vanvitelli

Luigi Vanvitelli (12 May 1700 – 1 March 1773) was an Italian engineer and architect. The most prominent 18th-century architect of Italy, he practised a sober classicizing academic Late Baroque style that made an easy transition to Neoclassicism. (wiki)

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Naples Doria d'Angri Palace
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Siena Saint Augustin's Church
Syracuse The centre of the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament features a gilded wooden tabernacle (or ciborium) in the shape of a small temple, the work of the Neapolitan painter-architect Luigi Vanvitelli. (Wikipedia)
Urbino The stucco decoration of the walls and windows of the Albani Chapel in the church of the Convent of Saint Francis is attributable to Luigi Vanvitelli.


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