Santino Solari Explained

Santino Solari (1576 - April 10, 1646), was a Swiss architect and sculptor, who worked mainly in Austria. He was born at Verna near Lugano (Ticino canton, Switzerland).

In 1612, he was appointed chief architect of Salzburg by the archbishop Markus Sittikus. His work introduced north Italian early baroque to Austria. Solari died in Salzburg and is buried in the St. Peter's cemetery there.

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