Santino Solari Explained

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

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

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