Villa Lontana: Una Dimora Nobilitata Da Poniatowski, Canova e Thorvaldsen
2013 · Torino (Turin), Italy
by Ceccarelli, Simonetta et al.
Torino (Turin), Italy: Umberto Allemandi & C., 2013. Hardcover. VG (Slight bump at heel of dj spine; otherwise Like New.). Rust paper boards, color pictorial & maroon dust jacket, 245 pp., color & BW illus. Text is in Italian. Showcases the estate known as Villa Lontana, located in or near the Ponte Milvio section of Rome. A place "ennobled" by the one-time presence of famous people like Poniatowski, Canova and Thorvaldsen, who left their "footprints of passage." A variety of chapter by a variety of authors focus on specific themese or time periods, and the text is accompanied by full-color photographs, archival images, architectural plans, and artwork feature close-ups. (Inventory #: 147014)