Luigi Vanvitelli

(1700 - 1773)
Luigi Vanvitelli, known in Dutch as Lodewijk van Wittel (IPA: [ˈloːdəʋɛik fɑɱ ˈʋɪtəl]), was an Italian engineer and architect. The most prominent 18th-century architect of Italy, he practised a sober classicising academic Late Baroque style that made an easy transition to Neoclassicism.

Vanvitelli was born in Naples, the son of an Italian woman, A...
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