Palazzo Thiene, Vincenza

Compare the House of Giulio Romano, another architect who influenced Palladio (1540/Mantua)...
- combination of Renaissance style with local tradition of decorating exterior, festoons
- layering on facade
- stitch like string course which follows line of pediment

...to Palladio's Palazzo Thiene (1537-42) which features:
- Bramantean 2 story type
- rough rusticated podium
- use of Roman orders, here in pilasters
- influence of Bramante's, House of Raphael
- inventive stonework design, quoining with different stone on lower level and upper level frames around windows
- alternating pediments, triangular and segmented
- doubled pilasters on ends only, otherwise single
- wrapped pilaster around corner
- Italian balustrade

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