Pedro Machuca
painter, sculptor, and architect.
He studied in Italy, and in 1526 or 1527 began the palace which the Emperor Charles V undertook to build on the ruins of a part of the Alhambra (Granada, Spain).

Pierre Nepveu (Pierrot), called Trinqueau
architect; d. 1538 (Félibien op. cit.).
Pierre Nepveu appears to have come from Amboise (Indre-et-Loire), France. After the return of François I from his Spanish captivity, in 1526, Nepveu was associated with Antoine de Troyes in the construction of the chateau of Chambord (Loir-et-Cher), France. It was probably designed by Nepveu, who, in an act of 1536 in the régistre de la baronnage d' Amboise, is called honneste homme Pierrot Nepveu, dit Trinqueau maistre de l'œuvre de maçonnerie du chantel de Chambord.

Charles Viart
architect; d. about 1537.
He completed, in 1526, the Hôtel de Ville of Beaugency (Loiret, France), and in that year was called to Orléans (Loiret) the build the Renaissance portion of the Hôtel de Ville, now a museum. He was employed on the Hôtel de Ville of Montargis and on the château of Blois.




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