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Marcolini, Francesco

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Persons known by name

Marcolini, Francesco

Marcolini, Francesco

  • born ca. 1500 in Forlì – 1559 in Venice
  • since ca. 1534: Venetian book printer and publisher
  • lived from 1545–1548 on the island of Cyprus
  • printed:
  • printed also music:
    • Adrian Willaert's Liber quinque missarum (1536)
    • Francesco da Milano's Intabolatura di liuto de diversi, con la Bataglia, et altre cose bellissime di m. Francesco da Milano 
  • may also have worked as an architect and engineer: Doni mentions in his Libraria that there were two unpublished works by Marcolini: a Trattato di fare varie sorti di horologi (Treatise on how to make different sorts of clocks) and a book about "tutti gli ingegneri antichi e moderni"! (= i.e. something similar to Vasari's Vite?)
  • Marcolini's competence in architectural theory is also mentioned by Barbaro who said that he consulted Marcolini many times during his work on his commentary on Vitruvius.
  • In 1545 Marcolini built the wooden bridge "ponte lungo" over the largest canal in Murano, which was praised by F. Sansovino Andrea Calmo.
  • entry in the Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani
 
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