Villas and Palaces

  1. Villa Farnesina

    A little gem of gracious living, decorated by some of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, including Raphael. The loggias are now glassed in to protect the precious frescoes, but they were originally open, embodying the ideal of blending indoor and outdoor spaces – a concept borrowed from ancient Roman villa designers (see Villa Farnesina).

    Fresco, Villa Farnesina

    Villa Farnesina courtyard
  2. Campidoglio ...

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