13 October 1703|
|Died||19 October 1772 (aged 69)|
|Occupation||Architect and businessman|
|Notable work||Auberge de Castille|
Teresa Gam (m. 1737)
Andrea Belli (13 October 1703 – 19 October 1772) was a Maltese architect and businessman. He designed several Baroque buildings, including Auberge de Castille in Valletta, which is now the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta.
Life and career
- Seminary (now the Cathedral Museum), Mdina (1733–42, attributed)
- Augustinian priory, Rabat (1740)
- Auberge de Castille, Valletta (1741–45)
- Bishop's curia, Floriana (1743)
- Centrepiece of Bishop's Palace, Valletta
- Church of Our Lady of Divine Providence, Siġġiewi (1750)
- Palazzo Don Raimondo (now the National Museum of Fine Arts), Valletta (1761–63, attributed)
- St. Philip Neri church, Birgu (attributed)
- Palazzo Bonici, Valletta
- Chapel at Villa Cagliares in Zejtun (attributed)
Auberge de Castille is regarded as his masterpiece.
Belli married Teresa Gam on 5 June 1737, and they had one son called Giuseppe.
He died on 19 October 1772 at the age of 69.
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