Vincidor, Tommaso da Bologna

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Vincidor, Tommaso da Bologna (also known as Thomas Vincenz, c.1495–1534/6). Bolognese architect who had worked in Raphael's studio in Rome. He designed the courtyard of Breda Castle, The Netherlands (from 1536), one of the first early Renaissance buildings in that country. He was also responsible for responsible for the House of the Salmon, Mechelen, Belgium (1530–4), and for the design of the imposing monument to Count Engelbert II of Nassau-Dillenburg (d. 1504) in the Hervormde Kerk, Breda: this work of funerary architecture was the model for the monument of Sir Francis Vere (1560–1609) in Westminster Abbey, London (1614).


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