AP Art History : Analyzing fourteenth- through sixteenth-century architecture

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Example Question #1 : Fourteenth Through Sixteenth Century Architecture

The Italian architect and theorist Palladio was instrumental in developing the architectural style known as __________.

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Palladio lived and worked around Venice in the mid-sixteenth century, constructing a series of large villas and important buildings. Much of Palladio's work harkened back to styles prominent in Ancient rome, as he created buildings with lots of columns, large colonnades, and domes. His influential architectural textbook, The Four Books of Architecture, helped spread these ideas in the architectural movement known as neo-classicalism.

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