PRETI, Francesco Maria
(b. 1701, Castelfranco Veneto, d. 1774, Castelfranco Veneto)
Italian architect. He trained at the University of Brescia, and returned to his native city to rebuild San Liberale, the cathedral of Castelfranco. A posthumous treatise on the Elements of Architecture was printed in Venice in 1780. He also designed a theater in Castelfranco.
Francesco Maria Preti designed a number of parochial churches nearby in Valla, Salvatronda, Caselle, and Tombolo.