Sebastiano Serlio

By: Anna Bogursky

Biography

-Sebastiano was born in 1475 in Bologna, Italy and died in 1554 in Paris, France

-He moved from Rome to Venice and finally settled in Paris, France

-Sebastiano studied and reviewed under Baldassare Peruzzi as an architect in Rome

-Later in his life, Sebastiano was eventually reduced to poverty

-As an artist, Sebastiano was a painter

-Sebastiano was also an architect and a designer

-Best known for his architectural work

-His patrons were the countries who received his beautiful creations of architect

Work Cited

"Sebastiano Serlio." International Dictionary of Theatre. Vol. 3. Gale, 1996. Biography in Context. Web. 16 Nov. 2013.


Tutte l'Opere D'Architettura e Prospettiva, six vols., 1537-75; Libro extraordinaire, 1551.



Serlio, Sebastiano. Chateau View of Courtyard. 1546. Photograph. N.p