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Antonio Gambello

The first Renaissance architect in Venice

Great Gate of the Arsenale

Antonio Gambello (d. 1481) is generally credited for introducing Renaissance architecture to Venice in the form of his masterpiece, the Great Gate of the Arsenale. He was also the chief architect of San Zaccaria until he died (when Mauro Codussi took over).

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Harshlight, Creative Commons License