Dotti, Carlo Francesco

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Dotti, Carlo Francesco (1670–1759). Born in Como, he settled in Bologna, where he became the leading Baroque architect. His most celebrated designs are the dramatically sited Pilgrimage Church of the Madonna di San Luca, near Bologna (1723–57), a vast domed church on an elliptical plan, and the Meloncello arch (1722).

Bibliography

Matteucci (1969);
ZfK, xxxiv/3 (1971), 208–39