Searle Sebastiano (Serlio Sebastiano)( Italian architect, painter, decorator, engraver and theoretician of Renaissance art.)
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Biography Searle Sebastiano (Serlio Sebastiano)
Born September 6, 1475 in Bologna. The first skill of craft art Serlio acquired while working in the studio of his father, then he studied in Rome with Baldassare Peruzzi and traveled a lot, and in 1541 moved to France. Together with Pierre Lescot (1510-1578) Serlio participated in the construction of the Louvre. Francis I appointed him as the architect of the palace of Fontainebleau. In his architectural works he often used rusticated columns and the alternation of smooth and rough stone. Serlio died in Fontainebleau in 1554.
The most famous architect designed them brought three types of theatrical scenery, described in his famous treatise on architecture (selected books published in 1537-1575). According to this pact, . scene for a comedy should be an 'extremely narrow and deep perspective of the street with numerous shops and houses, . that makes it easy to increase the number of pictures in the play '; scene for the tragedy -' town square with public buildings in the strict style ', . and for 'Idylls and satirical farces' You can use the decorations in the spirit of the pastoral,
. In 1619 Venice was published a vast collection of prints entitled Serlio All works of architecture and prospects (Tutte l'opere d'architettura et prospettiva).