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 (brə-män′tā, brä-män′tĕ), Donato 1444-1514.
Italian architect who evolved the style known as High Renaissance. He provided the original central plan for the new Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.


(Italian braˈmante)
(Biography) Donato (doˈnato). ?1444–1514, Italian architect and artist of the High Renaissance. He modelled his designs for domed centrally planned churches on classical Roman architecture


(brəˈmɑn teɪ)

Donato d'Agnolo, 1444–1514, Italian architect and painter.
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Gentile da Fabriano was a rare and influential export from this area, and Urbino was to produce Raphael, Bramante and Barocci, but major altarpieces for the Marche were commissioned from Giovanni Bellini and Antonio Vivarini, in Pesaro, and the market in the later quattrocento was dominated by Carlo Crivelli, just as another Venetian painter, Lorenzo Lotto, was to dominate the Marche in the cinquecento.
In her exceptional book on Renaissance architectural discourse, Alina Payne notes the hiatus in treatise production in early sixteenth-century Rome (when Giulio was getting started) as a time when theory could exist "locked inside" the buildings themselves, notably those of Bramante, the greatest innovator of the "High Renaissance," who left not a word of reflection on what he had accomplished.
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The magisterial Ducal Palace opens up its private chapels and studiolos; the artists that contributed to the city's rich creative heritage--including Justus of Ghent, Bramante, Uccello, and of course Urbino's most famous painterly exports, Piero della Francesca and Raphael--are all given generous coverage.
All the great artists of the period are trotted out on stage -- Pinturicchio, Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo -- but it is most surprising and disappointing to read discussions of their art by an art historian that are mostly one-dimensional, uninformed, unproblematizing, and often plain wrong.
o Gabriele Bramante, Bramante architects, UK, "Citizens Advice
35) The same terms were used in gardening and architecture, and it was not an accident that the great garden designers of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were also the famous architects of the day; for example, Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Giuliano da Sangallo, and Bramante.
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They are closely associated with the mathematician who bends forward, now generally regarded as Euclid in the guise, Vasari noted, of Bramante.
Maria della Pace) that the architect had enriched himself at his paymaster's expense by deliberately using poor materials, that it then proved necessary to shore up his buildings against collapse, and that Bramante was afraid Michelangelo would reveal his malfeasance.