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Gioffredo, Mario Gaetanolocked

(b Naples, May 14, 1718; d Naples, March 8, 1785).
  • Alice Dugdale

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Italian architect and theorist. He began his training in 1732 with the architect Martino Buoncore, whose style he later dismissed as ‘Gothic’. However, Buoncore had a good architectural library, in which Gioffredo studied the writings of Palladio, Vitruvius and Vincenzo Scamozzi. During the same period he studied with the painter ...

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