Villa Medici, Pincian Hill, Rome: the Loggia dei Leoni

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RIBApix ref no RIBA61055
Architect/DesignerAmmannati, Bartolomeo (1511-1592)
Bigio, Nanni di Baccio (d. 1568)
Lippi, Annibale (d. 1581?)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1587
Image Date1880
ViewExterior
StyleMannerism
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference41699/87
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built for Cardinal Ricci de Montepulciano in 1564-1574 by Nanni di Baccio Bigio and Annibale Lippi, this villa was enlarged for Cardinal Ferdinando de' Medici in 1587 by Bartolommeo Ammannati. It has been the seat of the French Academy since 1803.

Subject tags

entrances, villas, cultural centres, porticos, decorative stonework, town houses