Pietro Antonio Solari

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Pietro Antonio Solari (* around 1445 in Carona ; † 1493 in Moscow ) was an Italian architect and sculptor .


Solari was the son and student of Guiniforte Solari . He worked on the Milan Cathedral and went to Moscow around 1490, where he worked with Marco Ruffo , another Italian architect, on one of the palace buildings of the Kremlin . Tsar Ivan III served as the audience and throne hall . From 1491 the Facetted Palace designed by Ruffo and Solari , today the oldest secular building in Moscow that has been preserved. Solari designed the Borowizki-, Konstantin-Helenen-, Erlöser-, Nikolaus- and the Hundeturm (today Arsenal Tower). Unlike the Moscow work of Aristotle Fioravanti , this was executed in the Italian Renaissance style.


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