CONTIN, Francesco
(b. 1585, Lugano, d. 1654, Venezia)


Italian sculptor and architect, part of a family of architects. The Swiss-born architect designed the Palazzo Mocenigo Casa Vecchia on the Grand Canal in Venice, built between 1623 and 1625. He designed also the interior of the Church of San Lazzaro dei Mendicanti in Venice (1634-37).

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