Ministero dei Beni delle Attivitą Culturali e del Turismo Direzione Generale Biblioteche e Istituti Culturali

Giuseppe Marchesi

Giuseppe Marchesi(Monza 1778 - Pavia 1867)

Architect, he held the chair of architecture at the University of Pavia from its inception in 1804 until 1845.

He was author of the major expansions of the university building in the first half of XIXth century, designer and builder of the monumental staircase of the University (1823) along with the Aula Magna (designed in 1841 and built between 1845 and 1850).

His death left to the University Library his personal collection of works of architecture and to the Male Institute of deaf-mute a prominent stock.

History of the collection of Giuseppe Marchesi