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Bramante's Tempietto, 1502

Illustration from Burckhardt’s Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

demonstrating the use of the golden ratio in Bramante’s Tempietto. If the two lines that represent the diameter of the lower and the upper section were added together to form one line (a + b), the relationship the sum of the two (a + b) to the larger section (a) is equal to the relationship of the larger (a) section to the smaller (b). 35 more words

March 11: Architect's Diary

Donato Bramante died March 11. He introduced the High Renaissance style in architecture to Italy.

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Vita ed Opere di Donato Bramante

11.03.14: 500th anniversary of the birth of Donato Bramante (1444-1514).

La vita
Donato di Pascuccio di Antonio, detto Bramante, nasce nel 1444 nel Ducato di Urbino, fervente centro culturale dell’Umanesimo, in un piccolo paese detto Monte Asdrualdo (oggi Fermignano). 1,483 more words

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Donato Bramante

The Italian architect and painter Donato Bramante (1444-1514) was the first High Renaissance architect.

In the church Santa Maria presso San Satiro in Milan, Bramante used a perspective painting to make it look bigger than it actually is. 265 more words

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