Ca' Rezzonico, Venice: a 'Chinese' room

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RIBApix ref no RIBA26659
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1700
Image Date1961
ViewInterior
StyleChinoiserie
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/VEN/240 (ES8173)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Ca' Rezzonico was built 1667-1682 by Baldassare Longhena and later modified (with an upper storey added) by Giorgio Massari in 1751-1756. Most rooms were decorated in the 18th century.

Subject tags

interior decoration, Furniture, town houses