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ID: 500001407
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500001407

 
Record Type: Person
Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio (Italian architect, author, engineer, painter, ca.1520-1587)

Note: Rusconi was a pupil of the mathematician Niccolò Tartaglia. Rusconi's architectural career was spent mainly in the Venetian area. He was an assistant of Andrea Palladio and help him on many projects. As proto (overseer) to the Provveditor al Sal, Rusconi was responsible in 1563 for the design of the new prisons in Venice (across the canal east of the Doge's Palace). The rear section of the prisons was begun in 1566 and completed to Rusconi's design, although it was enlarged in 1589 and re-faced with a new block by Antonio da Ponte, facing the Riva degli Schiavoni. The works were completed by da Ponte's nephews, Antonio and Tommaso Contino, in 1614. Venetian architect & painter.

Names:
Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio (preferred,V,index)
Giovanni Antonio Rusconi (V,display)
Ruscone, Giovanni Antonio (V)
Rusconi, Gio Antonio (V)
Rusconi, Giovan Antonio (V)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
Venetian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
author
engineer
architect
painter
theorist
designer
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Como (Como province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Palladio, Andrea  
......................  (Italian architect, draftsman, and author, 1508-1580) [500021650]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect, author, engineer, painter, ca.1520-1587) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Venetian architect & painter, 1520?-1587) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian military architect, architect, engineer, painter, theorist, architectural theorist, and author, born Como ? (Italy) or Venice ? (Italy), ca. 1520; died Venice (Italy), 1587) ..... [CCA]
(Venetian architect, probably born 1520) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian architect, 1520-1587) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Giovanni Antonio Rusconi ........ [AVERY, CCA, Grove Art, VP]
.................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Ruscone, Giovanni Antonio ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Rusconi, Gio Antonio ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Rusconi, Giovan Antonio ........ [CCA]
...............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Rusconi, Giovanni Antonio ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
...................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...................................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
...................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Bessone-Aurelj, Dizionario scultori ed architetti (1947)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Coster and Vranckx, Seize promenades dans Venise (1987) 75
....................  Enciclopedia Italiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (1949-1951)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXVII, 347
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
....................  Salvadori, Architect's Guide to Venice (1990) 88
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Salvadori, Architect's Guide to Venice (1990)
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