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ID: 500025366
 
Record Type: Person
Porta, Giacomo della (Italian architect and sculptor, born 1532 or 1533, died 1602 or 1604 )

Note: Della Porta learned the technical and formal aspects of architecture through apprenticeship and association with Guidetto Guidetti, Vignola, and perhaps Michelangelo. In 1573, he succeeded Vignola as architect in chief of St. Peter's, a position he held until his death.

Names:
Porta, Giacomo della (preferred,V,index)
Giacomo della Porta (V,display)
Della Porta, Giacomo (V)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
draftsman
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Porlezza (Como province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

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

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Porta, Giacomo della (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect and sculptor, born 1532 or 1533, died 1602 or 1604 ) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian architect, 1538-1602) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian architect, 1532/1533-1602) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(1532/1533- Autumn 1602; Architect, Roma) ..... [FDA]
(Italian sculptor and architect, 1532/1533-1604) ..... [GRLPSC]
(Architect, draughtsman, post 1531/ante 1534-1602) ..... [CENSUS]
(Italian architect and sculptor; born Porlezza (Italy), 1532 or 1533; died 1602) ..... [CCA]
(Italian architect, sculptor, 1532/1533-1602) ..... [BHA]
(Italian architect, 1538-1602) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian architect, 1532-1602) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Della Porta, Giacomo ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CENSUS Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA, GRLPSC Preferred]
.........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.........................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.........................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
.........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Giacomo della Porta ........ [CENSUS, FDA, GRLPSC]
......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
......................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
......................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
Porta, Giacomo della ........ [AVERY, BHA, CENSUS, FDA Preferred, GRLPSC, Grove Art Preferred]
........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CENSUS, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, GRLPSC, VP]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 456
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
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