Architect Annibale Lippi

Annibale Lippi was an Italian architect active in the latter half of the 16th century. He was born as the son of the sculptor and architect Giovanni Lippi, also known as Nanni di Baccio Bigio. As a student of Francesco Salviati, he primarily worked in Rome.

Architect Annibale Lippi

Annibale Lippi’s notable works include the church of Our Lady of Loreto in Spoleto, built around 1572. Here, he employed a style inspired by Vignola. He also contributed to the construction of the churches of Santa Maria a Monte Cavallo and Santa Maria della Pietà a Piazza Colonna in Rome.

Villa Medici in Rome, previously attributed to Annibale Lippi, is now believed to be primarily designed by his father, Nanni di Baccio Bigio. Nevertheless, Annibale Lippi worked on the construction of the villa.

Annibale Lippi also conducted a restoration of Palazzo dei Convertendi on Piazza Scossacavalli in Borgo, after it was acquired by Cardinal Francesco Commendone. He provided the building with its final facade during the restoration.

In 1578, Annibale Lippi became a member of the Accademia dei Virtuosi near the Pantheon, an association of artists and scholars.

Annibale Lippi passed away after November 18, 1581, during which he wrote his will in an already ill condition. He was buried in the family tomb at Trinità dei Monti in Rome.

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