Example sentences for: palladio

How can you use “palladio” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Begun by Palladio the year of his death, it was the first covered theater in Europe and is still used today.

  • Take route N 247 to Monte Berico and Palladio’s most celebrated building, the hilltop Villa Rotonda, considered one of the most perfect buildings ever constructed and Palladio’s finest.

  • The 16th-century Rialto Bridge is one of Venice’s architectural icons, designed by ­Antonio da Ponte for a competition entered by Michelangelo, Palladio, and Sansovino — it’s still one of the liveliest spots in town.

  • First stop, off a side road to Fusina, is Palladio’s La Malcontenta (1571), to which a too-flighty Venetian countess was sent to pine, malcontentedly, in exquisite isolation on the canal.

  • If you wonder what to think of it, Palladio’s modest opinion was that it “ranked among the most noble and most beautiful edifices since ancient times, not only for its grandeur and ornaments, but also its materials” (hard white limestone).

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