[automatically translated] The Salentine architecture of the XVI century offers richness and depth of references but also obstacles simultaneously by incomplete documentation and unsubstantiated sure. This lability of assumptions is imbued with the story of the personality that is considered decisive, the most known for the architectural historiography: Gabriele Licciardo. This study starts from a plausible reconstruction of the biography of the master in the light of the few existing news and architecture built. To identify aspects can help to define the Licciardo case notes should be observed factories of Salento and who are united by significant experiments in the field of stone vaults: the apse (once set to a semi ennagonale geometry and key pendant with sculptural figures) of the church of Santa Croce in Lecce or the large square space in the wing instead of matching the north of Cavallino castle (once with sharp edges). It is building solutions that seem to have no roots in the Salento building tradition nor in the Italian treatises, while outlining the beginnings of a strong local tradition. Possible references denounce a milieu extra peninsular and a wealth of knowledge that have indirect relationships with theorized solutions by Philibert Delorme. The French world faces so in Salento, making suddenly problematic paradigms on which was based the historiographical construction.
|Number of pages||27|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|