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ID: 500022415
 
Record Type: Person
Fontana, Domenico (Italian architect, 1543-1607)

Note: Appointed Royal Architect by the Viceroy of Naples. Engineer for the transportation of the Vatican Obelisk (1585-1586); Architect of the "Palazzo reale (Naples, Italy)" (1600-1602). Italian architect.

Names:
Fontana, Domenico (preferred,V,index)
Domenico Fontana (V,display)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Swiss

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
architect
engineer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Melide (Ticino, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Naples (Napoli province, Campania, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Castelli, Matteo  
..........................  (Swiss and Italian architect and sculptor, ca. 1560-1632, active in Poland and Rome) [500115243]
child of ....  Fontana, Andrea  
..............  (Italian painter, active 16th century, in Genoa) [500112127]
collaborated with ....  Bonifacio, Natale  from 1586 to 1590
................................  (Italian printmaker, 1538-1592) [500018192]
collaborated with ....  Guerra, Giovanni  
................................  (Italian painter, printmaker, and architect, ca. 1540 - 1618) [500019460]
related to (familial) ....  Maderno, Carlo  
......................................  (Italian architect, born 1555-1556, died 1629) [500007668]
sibling of ....  Fontana, Giovanni  
..................  (Italian architect and engineer, 1540-1614) [500021566]
uncle of ....  Fontana, Carlo  
..............  (Italian architect and engineer, 1634-1714) [500026624]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fontana, Domenico (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect, 1543-1607) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Italian architect, 1543-1607) ..... [AVERY]
( architect, 1543-1607) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Italian painter and sculptor, 1543-1607) ..... [GRLPSC]
(1543-1607; Architect, Painter, Sculptor, Roma) ..... [FDA]
(Architect, 1543-1607) ..... [CENSUS]
(Swiss or Italian architect and engineer, born Melide (Ticino, Switzerland), 1534; died Naples (Italy), 1607) ..... [CCA]
(Italian architect, 1543-1607) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Domenico Fontana ........ [CL-Courtauld, FDA, VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
Fontana, Domenico ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CENSUS Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CENSUS, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 15 December 2008
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Nash, Pictorial Dictionary of Ancient Rome (1981)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-) (CENSUS)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, FDA, VP]
.......... Macmillan
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