Farnesina sentence example

farnesina
  • 1520), an immensely rich banker who built the palace and gardens afterwards known as the Farnesina, decorated by Raphael, and was noted for the splendour of his entertainments; Pope Julius II.
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  • of Civita Vecchia towards the hills, near La Farnesina, where its ruins may still be seen; the city walls and some of the streets Wand buildings may be traced, and an inscription (which must have stood over one of the city gates) recording its foundation has been discovered.
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  • Notwithstanding subsequent discoveries of stupendous paintings in the gardens of the Villa Farnesina on the banks of the Tiber, the monochromes of Herculaneum remain among the finest specimens of the exquisite taste and consummate skill displayed by the ancient artists.
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