SANGALLO, Giuliano da
(b. 1445, Firenze, d. 1516, Firenze)

Model for the Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

The palace, which in its gigantic scale and massive bulk dwarfs any other residence in Florence, represents the culmination of the Florentine palace type. The design is attributed to Benedetto da Maiano, but the extant wooden model was made by Giuliano da Sangallo, and the colossal cornice and the courtyard were added by Il Cronaca, who succeeded Benedetto as architect.