Year of Palladio

Civic Architecture : Villa

Villa Barbaro

The Villa Barbaro, dating from the early 1550s, features what many believe to be the most important fresco cycle of the 15th century — a beautiful and vivid series by Paolo Veronese. There, “[f]or the first time (even though the solution has precedents in fifteenth-century villas), the manor house and the barchesse were aligned in a compact unified architectural whole.” A bit more on the house maybe as this one is really important…
(Beltramini, pp. 158, 160)

Additional Reading

Andrea Palladio by Stephen R. Wassell

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