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ID: 500073936
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500073936

 
Record Type: Person
Sinan (Ottoman architect, ca. 1500-1588)

Note: Sinan was the chief architect of the Ottoman court from 1538-1588, and is credited with formulating the principles of classical Ottoman architecture. As the chief architect, he was in charge of all public works and is credited with designing approximately 476 buildings during this period, of which 196 survive. More interested in spatial quality and purity then decoration, Sinan's many renowned structures include the imperial domed mosques of Istanbul and Edirne. Turkish architect under Ottoman Empire.

Names:
Sinan (preferred,V,index)
Koca Sinan (V)
Sinan, Koca (V)
Sinan Abdülmennan Aga (V)
Sinan, Koca Mimar (V)
Sinan, Mimar (V)
Sinan ibn Abd al-Mannan (V)
Mimar Sinan (V)
Sinan. (U)
Sinan ii (U)
Sinan Abdülmennan Aga (U)

Nationalities:
Turkish (preferred)
Ottoman

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Istanbul (İstanbul, Turkey) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Ahmed Dalģic  
..................  (Ottoman architect, died 1608) [500116437]

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

Biographies:
(Ottoman architect, ca. 1500-1588) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Turkish architect under Ottoman Empire, 1489 or 90-1588) ..... [AVERY]
(Turkish architect, 1489-1588) ..... [AVERY]
(Turkish architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Turkish architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Turkish architect) ..... [AVERY]
(Ottoman architect, 1500-1588) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Koca Sinan ........ [AVERY, Grove Art, VP]
......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 May 2003
Mimar Sinan ........ [AVERY]
........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
Sinan ........ [VP Preferred]
.............  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 May 2003
Sinan. ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
...............  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sinan Abdülmennan Aga ........ [VP]
...........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 May 2003
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sinan ibn Abd al-Mannan ........ [AVERY]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Sinan ii ........ [Grove Art]
.................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Sinan, Koca ........ [VP]
........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Sinan, Koca Mimar ........ [VP]
...................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Sinan, Mimar ........ [AVERY Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 12 May 2003
....................  LCR; Macmillan
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... LCR; Macmillan
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