Farnesina

Farnesina

(färnāzē`nä), villa in Rome, Italy, built (1508–11) by PeruzziPeruzzi, Baldassare
, 1481–1536, Italian architect and painter of the High Renaissance and mannerist periods. His outstanding architectural works are the Villa Farnesina (c.1505–c.1511) and the Palazzo Massimi (c.1535) in Rome.
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 for the banker Agostino Chigi at the foot of the Janiculum on the right bank of the Tiber. One of the finest examples of Italian Renaissance architecture, it is famous for its frescoes by Raphael and his pupils. It was long the residence of the Farnese family.

Bibliography

See P. d'Ancona, The Farnesina Frescoes at Rome (1955).

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Or, "Should you like to go to the Farnesina, Dorothea?
We are convinced that Sisi is eager to find the truth 'in Regeni's case' and we are confident that his words will push the Egyptian judiciary more and more to seek the truth," Alfano said during a press conference at Farnesina Palace in Rome in Italy on December 8.
However, Ripa di Meana had added that the Biennale was not the Farnesina, i.
Le ministre italien des Affaires etrangeres Paolo Gentiloni a recu, vendredi a la Farnesina, le chef du mouvement Ennahda, Rached Ghannouchi pour lui [beaucoup moins que] reaffirmer le soutien ferme de l'Italie a
Indeed this representation of the 'milk white' Nereid who fell in love with the peasant shepherd Acis draws on Raphael's fresco of the same subject in the Villa Farnesina in Rome.
54) The remainder, however, can only be derived from the Metamorphoses, in which connection it is notable that on March 17, 1958, during a visit to Rome, Yourcenar visited the Villa Farnesina in order to see the frescoes painted by Raphael and his followers in the Loggia di Psiche, and that while no copy of the Metamorphoses is on record in her library at Petite Plaisance, an edition of the story of Cupid and Psyche was certainly in her possession.
Fannio Sinistore de Boscoreale, de la Casa dell'amore punito de Pompeya o de la villa Farnesina (Roma) (De Carolis, 2007: 116-120, figs.
In a fresco from the Villa Farnesina, a young boy slave holds wine for a male and female couple who are erotically engaged.
Recordaba que el termino habia sido usado por Burckhardt y hacia notar que, por lo demas, Vasari se referia a algo similar cuando, al elogiar el edificio de la Farnesina, decia: no construido, sino verdaderamente nacido".
The information must be handled with extreme caution and has not been confirmed yet," a spokesperson for the Farnesina Palace said.
The cucurbit images (1515-1518) of the Villa Farnesina, Rome.
Anne and Christ below it), and finally the dazzling jewel of the Villa Farnesina.