Galeazzo AlessiGaleazzo Alessi
), Italian architect, was born
, and was probably a pupil of Caporali. He was an
enthusiastic student of ancient architecture, and his style gained
for him a European reputation. Genoa is indebted to him for
a number of its most magnificent palaces, and specimens of his
skill may be seen in the churches of San Paolo and Santa Vittoria
at Milan, in certain parts of the Escurial
, and in numerous
churches and palaces throughout Sicily, Flanders and Germany.
See Rossi, Di Galeazzo Alessi memorie (Perugia, 1873).
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