A Design for a Facade of a Triumphal Arch or Temporary Structure, Decorated with Reliefs of the Labours of Hercules, Statues and Trophies

Pompeo PEDEMONTE (Mantua, c.1515 - Mantua, 1592)


The 16th century Mantuan architect and painter Pompeo Pedemonte was the son of the painter Giovanni Francesco Pedemonte, and worked extensively for the Gonzaga dukes of Mantua. Active throughout the city of Mantua, notably at the Palazzo Ducale and the churches of Sant’Andrea and San Francesco, he also undertook architectural commissions in Solferino, Viadana, Guastalla and Bologna.