This well-illustrated tour through 50 magnificent villas and palaces built by the Italian aristocracy, covers country retreats in Tuscany and the Vento, impressive residences in Rome and Sienna, fortress-like castles and grand villas in Trieste and Sicily, and many more.
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. 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 fortresslike castles and grand villas in Trieste and Sicily. Collected here for the first time, these world-famous private residences are unsurpassed in their diversity and artistic grandeur. Italian Splendor
offers both professional and lay readers a glimpse behind the closed doors of these family homes, which contain some of the world’s most impressive and sumptuous designs.