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ID: 500028306
 
Record Type: Person
Borromini, Francesco (Italian architect, 1599-1667)

Note: He was the son and student of Giovanni Domenico Castello-Brumino, a builder in the service of the Visconti family of Milan. Born at Castelli, he took his mother's maiden name of Borromini to distinguish himself from numerous Castelli relatives. Borromini moved to Rome in late 1619. Along with the work of Bernini, his buildings are the epitome of Roman High Baroque architecture. Important projects include S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Oratory of S. Filippo Neri, and the Lateran Basilica. Italian architect.

Names:
Borromini, Francesco (preferred,V,index,LC)
Francesco Borromini (V,display)
Boromini, Francesco (V)
Boromino, Francesco (V)
Borromino, Francesco (V)
Castello, Francesco (V)
Castelli, Francesco (V)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
draftsman
mason

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Ticino (Switzerland) (canton)
Died:  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   from 1619  Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)

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influenced ....  Dientzenhofer, Johann  
....................  (German architect, 1663-1726, active in Bohemia) [500011423]
influenced ....  Ferri, Antonio  
....................  (Italian architect and sculptor, died 1716) [500026980]
influenced ....  Fischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard  
....................  (Austrian architect, 1656-1723) [500011889]
influenced ....  Portoghesi, Paolo  
....................  (Italian architect and author, born 1931) [500032359]
influenced ....  Rusconi Sassi, Ludovico  
....................  (Italian architect, 1678-1736) [500024340]
influenced ....  Schlaun, Johann Conrad  
....................  (German architect, 1695-1773) [500021964]
patron was ....  Castel-Rodrigo, Manuel de Moura y Corte Real, 2nd Marqés de  
..................  (Spanish diplomat and patron, born before 1600, died 1651/1652) [500227985]
worked with ....  Bernini, Gian Lorenzo  
....................  (Italian sculptor and draftsman, 1598-1680) [500032022]
worked with ....  Maderno, Carlo  
....................  (Italian architect, born 1555-1556, died 1629) [500007668]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Borromini, Francesco (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect, 1599-1667) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Architect, draughtsman, 1599-1667) ..... [CENSUS]
(artist 1599-1667) ..... [GRL]
(Italian architect, 1599-1667) ..... [GRLPSC]
(25.IX.1599-2.VIII.1667; Architect, Roma) ..... [FDA]
(Italian architect; born Bissone (Italy, now Switzerland), 1599; died Rome (Italy), 1667) ..... [CCA]
(1599-1667) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1599-1667) ..... [GRL]
(Italian architect, 1599-1667) ..... [Grove Art]
(Italian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian architect, 1599-1667) ..... [AVERY]
( architect, 1599-1667) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Boromini, Francesco ........ [CCA, GRL]
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80025891
Boromino, Francesco ........ [CCA, CENSUS, FDA, GRL]
........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80025891
........................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Borromini, Francesco ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CENSUS, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
..........................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
..........................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
..........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80025891
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 94110017
..........................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
..........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Borromino, Francesco ........ [AVERY, CCA, CENSUS Preferred, GRL]
..........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80025891
Castelli, Francesco ........ [Grove Art, VP]
........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 September 2002
Castello, Francesco ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL]
........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80025891
Francesco Borromini ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CENSUS, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Borromini et al., Opus Architectonicum (1993, 1725)
....................  Borromini, Opera & Opus Architectonicum (1964)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 September 2002
....................  International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture (1993)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 94110017
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Wittkower, Art and Architecture in Italy: 1600 to 1750 (1973)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 16 May 2002
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 238
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