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L'Orme, Philibert de

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L'Orme, Philibert de

  • architect and author
  • claimed to have measured the Pantheon more precisely than others while in Rome in the 1530s [1533–1536]
  • De L'Orme describes how he met cardinal Cervini while he was measuring ancient ruins, who suggested to measure them with "the" ancient Roman foot: Premier Tome de l'Architecture (1567), fol. 131 rectohttps://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k85636g/f270.image
  • Since his Roman years he was befriended with Cardinal Jean du Bellay.
 
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