Asked by Rose Anne Toledo on Jul 07, 2024

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What was the most influential building in the later Cinquecento Italy?

A) Church of San Francesco
B) Santissima Annunziata
C) Il Gesù
D) Santa Maria della Grazie

Cinquecento Italy

Referring to the 16th century in Italian history and culture, particularly noted for the flourishing of the Renaissance, including art, literature, and science.

Influential Building

A structure that has significant architectural, historical, or cultural impact on its era, surroundings, or subsequent designs.

Il Gesù

The mother church of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Rome, completed in the 16th century, notable for its rich Baroque interior.

  • Examine the breakthroughs in architectural development throughout the Renaissance, with a special emphasis on the designs of Bramante and Palladio.
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Zybrea Knight

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Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Il Gesù, the mother church of the Jesuit order, was the most influential building in later Cinquecento Italy. Its design, particularly its facade by Giacomo della Porta, set a precedent for Baroque church architecture.