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Italian villas and palaces..

Georgina Masson

Italian villas and palaces..

by Georgina Masson

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English


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Pagination288p. :
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL20053466M

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Shakespeare's words define the extraordinary structures in this elegant Rizzoli book MAGNIFICENT ITALIAN VILLAS AND PALACES.

This is one of those massive tomes to spread on the table or before a nightlight fire and enter another far more beautiful time/5(7). This book is a beautiful, informative, large volume, with exquisite photos of many castles, palaces & villas of various parts of Italy.

Next to the photos, some of which are full page or double page, there is inclusive information about the particular properties/5(12). Italian Villas and Palaces Hardcover – January 1, by Georgina Masson (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

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This book is a beautiful, informative, large volume, with exquisite photos of many castles, palaces & villas of various parts of Italy. Next to the photos, some of which are full page or double page, there is inclusive information about the particular properties.5/5(6).

Magnificent Italian villas and palaces User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Italy's stunning villas and palaces get a noble treatment by Cunaccia, an architect and journalist specializing in. This well-illustrated journey through 50 magnificent villas and palaces built by the Italian aristocracy covers country retreats in Tuscany and the Veneto, impressive residences in Rome and Siena, and This sought-after volume is now back in print in a new format and at a reduced price, takes the reader on a breathtaking tour through the most magnificent homes in Italy/5.

Italian Splendor: Great Palaces, Castles, and Villas by Basehart, Jack and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Italian villas and palaces, etc. [With illustrations.] Second Edition by Masson, Georgina (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Georgina Masson.

This book is not only the perfect coffee table book with its beautiful cover and amazing photos, it is actually very informative. It takes us back in time to the era of pashas and kings. The book is very comprehensive, the author covers 41 palaces and villas with the history behind each of by: 3.

This is a lavishly illustrated tour through fifty magnificent villas and palaces built by the Italian aristocracy. From peaceful country retreats in Tuscany and the Veneto and impressive urban residences in Rome and Siena to fortresslike castles and grand villas in Trieste and Sicily, this book showcases the works of some of the most famous artists and architects of all time.

The book showcases 25 of Italy's most impressive residences, spanning the country from Venice to Rome to Sicily, and encompassing renowned landmarks like Tuscany's Medici Villas and The Doge's. Jack Basehart lives in Milan and spent a year and a half traveling through Italy compiling information for the book and arranging access to the many properties late Roberto Schezen was a photographer of worldwide acclaim.

His books include Newport Houses, Palaces of Rome, Visions of Ancient America, and the Splendor series. Many of his photographs are now included in the Pages: Get this from a library.

Magnificent Italian villas and palaces. [Massimo Listri; Cesare M Cunaccia] -- Italy boasts a rich cultural history that has found its expression in beautiful, powerful architectural forms, at times measured and hidden, at times ostentatious and triumphant.

This volume focuses. Italian Splendour: Palaces, Castles and Villas features: Hard cover, pages. Exquisite photographs by Roberto Schezen.

A look at Italy's greatest private villas, castles and palaces, as well as urban palazzi and more. Dimensions: 24cm (w) x 24cm (h). Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masson, Georgina. Italian villas and palaces. London: Thames and Hudson, © Italian Splendor: Palaces, Castles, and Villas, by Jack Basehart.

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But time has not been kind to Italy's aristocracy, and a combination of taxes, shaky economics, and dissipated fortunes have separated many of these grand mansions from the families that owned them for generations.From its prominent position on Lake Como, Villa Balbiano radiates a majestic charm emblematic of the most splendid chapter in the history of great villas in the idyllic Italian region.

Each successive owner brought new splendor to the villa through additions, new frescoes and statues, and increasingly extensive and sumptuous gardens/5(9).