Rome is known for some of the most beautiful architecture in the world. For centuries, Roman nobles built their palaces in the Eternal City to reflect their glory and grandeur, and today, they are wonderful works of architecture to be celebrated.
Palazzi Of Rome: Splendour And Pride
is a visual tour of some of the most magnificent residences of popes and nobles in Rome. Each villa and palazzi is accompanied with a comprehensive description of their historical context, and a stunning photograph to inspire readers.
With exquisite photography throughout by Massimo Listri, this wonderful volume captures each villa and palazzi in their entire splendour. Readers will also learn about the history of Roman nobles and their obsession to build an opulent palace within the City of Cities – a competition that in turn led to some of the most famous works of art the world has ever seen.
Featuring the Capitol, the Palazzo Farnese, the Villa Borghese, the Quirinal and more, readers will be captivated from start to finish.
Palazzi of Rome: Splendour And Pride features:
Written by Carlo Cresti and Claudio Rendini.
Hardcover – 398 pages.
Beautiful, full colour photography throughout by Massimo Listri.
- Explores some of the best known villas and palazzo in Rome.
Includes a ribbon bookmark to ensure that you never lose your page.
Full index in the back.
Dimensions: 25cm x 29cm.