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The Resource The unfinished Palazzo : life, love and art in Venice, Judith Mackrell

The unfinished Palazzo : life, love and art in Venice, Judith Mackrell

Label
The unfinished Palazzo : life, love and art in Venice
Title
The unfinished Palazzo
Title remainder
life, love and art in Venice
Statement of responsibility
Judith Mackrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Commissioned in 1750, the Palazzo Venier was planned as a testimony to the power and wealth of a great Venetian family, but the fortunes of the Venier family waned and the project was abandoned with only one storey complete. Yet in the early 20th century the Unfinished Palazzo's quality of fairytale abandonment, and its potential for transformation, were to attract and inspire three fascinating women at key moments in their lives: Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse and Peggy Guggenheim. Each chose the Palazzo Venier as the stage on which to build her own world of art and imagination, surrounded by an amazing supporting cast, from d'Annunzio and Nijinsky, via Noel Coward and Cecil Beaton, to Yoko Ono. Mackrell tells each life story vividly in turn, weaving an intricate history of these legendary characters and the Unfinished Palazzo that they all at different times called home
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackrell, Judith
Dewey number
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.8'2'0945311
  • 728.820945311
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palazzo Venier dei Leoni (Venice, Italy)
  • Palaces
  • Casati Stampa, Luisa
  • Castlerosse, Doris
  • Guggenheim, Peggy
  • Architecture and Planning
Label
The unfinished Palazzo : life, love and art in Venice, Judith Mackrell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780500518663
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780500518663
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The unfinished Palazzo : life, love and art in Venice, Judith Mackrell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780500518663
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780500518663
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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