Giovan Antonio de' Rossi

Giovan Antonio de' Rossi (1616-1695) was an Italian architect of the Baroque period, active mainly in Rome.

He was a contemporary of Carlo Rainaldi. he helped design the Cappella Lancellotti in San Giovanni in Laterano. He designed the church of Santa Maria in Campo Marzo in 1682-1685. He built the oval chapel of the Palazzo Monte di Pietà. His labors in the extensive and hurried refurbishment (1670-76) of the Palazzo Altieri near the Church of the Gesú, started with he ascent of Pope Clement X. He designed the Palazzo D'Aste-Bonaparta, near the Palazzo Venezia. The design of this small palace influenced the later designs of Alessandro Specchi and Tommaso de Marchi of the Palazzo de Carolis and Palazzo Millini-Cagiati respectively.


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