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Open Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles

Louis XIV of France (1638–1715), known as the Sun King, is Europe's most potent emblem of absolute monarchy. He came to the throne at the age of four,

Open Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580

Italian Renaissance architect (1508-1580). Thanks to his own study of Roman antiquities, Palladio achieved a profound understanding of the legacy of

Pantheon (Rome, Italy)

Constructed during the reign of the emperor Hadrian between 118 and 125 ce in the Campus Martius district of ancient Rome, the imposing Pantheon still

Paolozzi, Eduardo, 1924-2005

1924-2005 Scottish sculptor and printmaker Born in Leith, Edinburgh, of Italian parentage, he studied at Edinburgh College of Art and the Slade School

Open Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
Parthenon (Athens, Greece)

Over the past two and a half millennia the Parthenon has been temple, church, mosque, ruin, reconstruction, and icon. Built as a temple to the goddess

Open Pei, I.M. (Ieoh Ming) (1917 - )
Pei, I.M. (Ieoh Ming) (1917 - )

(Ieoh Ming Pei) pā , 1917–, Chinese-American architect, b. Guangzhou, China. Pei emigrated to the United States in 1935 and studied at the Univ. of

Peruzzi, Baldassare (1481 - 1536)

( bäldäs-sä'rā pārut'tsē ), 1481–1536, Italian architect and painter of the High Renaissance and mannerist periods. His outstanding architectural

Pevsner, Antoine Anton (1886 - 1962)

Russian-born sculptor and painter, a French citizen from 1930. A pioneer of Russian constructivism , his work was entirely abstract but distinguished

Piano, Renzo (1937 - )

( rĕnt'sō pyä'nō ), 1937–, Italian architect, b. Genoa. Piano attended architecture school at Milan Polytechnic, graduating in 1964. He worked with

Open Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

Spanish artist, chiefly active in France. Picasso was one of the most inventive and prolific talents in 20th-century art. His Blue Period 1901–04 and