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Ca' Rezzonico and Ca' Foscari (palazzo)
  • Carlo Naya
    1816–1882
    born: Turin, Italy ; died: Venice, Italy
  • Ca' Rezzonico and Ca' Foscari (palazzo), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18.7 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.002
Description

Architectural view. The Rezzonico is the first building on the left of a row of venician buildings facing the Grand Canal. The Rezzonico's facade is divided into three major horizontal bands: the ground floor, embellished with decorations in ashlar and a portal to water three holes with lintel and two main floors, characterized by columns and arched windows with head key. Each floor ends with twin columns. The mezzanine attic is characterized by single oval, hidden in the articulated design of the facade. At the end of the row is the Foscari with its architectural elements in the balcony of the second floor: the eight openings and the frieze quadrilobes with the conclusion in semi-quadrilobes at both ends