SOLARI, Santino
(b. 1576, Verna, d. 1646, Salzburg)

Biography

Italian architect and sculptor, active in Austria. In 1612, he was appointed chief architect of Salzburg by the archbishop Markus Sittikus. His work introduced north Italian early Baroque to Austria. His most important work is the Salzburg Cathedral, in which the frescoes were executed by his son Ignazio (active 1632-1650).



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