CARATTI, Francesco
(b. ca. 1615, Bissone, d. 1677, Prague)


Italian architect. He worked in Bohemia from 1652 and was one of the most important early Baroque architects there. He worked for nobility and the church as well. He was influenced by north Italian and Viennese architecture. His buildings are uniquely monumental. His most important work is the Cernin Palace in Prague.