Domingo de Andrade: Architect (1639 - 1712)
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Domingo de Andrade

Domingo de Andrade

Domingo de Andrade
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Intro Architect
Was Architect
From Spain
Field Engineering
Gender male
Birth 1639, Cee, Spain
Death 12 November 1712, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (aged 73 years)
University of Santiago de Compostela
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Domingo Antonio de Andrade (Cee, 1639 – Santiago de Compostela, 1712 was a Galician baroque architect, a leading figure in the emergence of Galician Baroque architecture.


In the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where, in 1671, he was designated as “Master builder” (architect):

  • Clock tower, called Berenguela (1676-1680).
  • Royal Door to Quintana square, initiated by Jose de la Peña de Toro.
  • Finished the Tower of the Bells, initiated by Peña de Toro.
  • Finished the baldachin designed by Jose de Vega y Verdugo, Count of Alba Real and canon of the cathedral chapter.
  • New sacristy, now capela do Pilar, finished by Fernando de Casas Novoa.

Other works in Santiago de Compostela:

  • Convent of Saint Dominic of Bonaval: The triple helical staircase, the tower and finished the cloister.
  • Several historic houses: “Casa das Pomas” (initiated by Diego de Romay), “Casa da Parra” in Quintana square, or the “Casas da Conga”.
  • Retables for the Convent of Saint Dominic of Bonaval and for the Convent of Saint Clare.


  • Rolf Toman, Barbara Borngässer (1998). The Baroque, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting. Konemman. ISBN 978-3895089176.
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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