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Through glorious color phorography and illuminating text, Venetian Villas tells the stories behind these fascinating and fabulous estates. The buildngs are placed in their historical context, beginning with the consolidation of Venetian power on the "terra firma" of the island in the 15th century. Monuments to the genius of Italian artistry, these edifices were designed and built by such architects as Palladio, Sansovino and Baldassare Longhena, and decorated by famous artists, Paolo Veronese and Tiepolo among them. Perfect for architectural afficianados and armchair trvelers alike, this book brings the reader inside these extraordinary villas.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788877432858
ISBN-10: 8877432853
Format: Hardback
(311mm x 266mm x 44mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Arsenale
Publisher: Arsenale
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: Italy

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Author Biography - Francesco Monicelli

Francesco Monicelli has edited publications and articles for national and local publishers on topics concerning cultural heritage, art and architecture. He is also active as a lecturer for various university consortiums.

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