Main house

Central Hall

Central Hall

Iphigenia’s Sacrifice is illustrated in three-dimensional vision: at the centre the priest Calcante is about to kill the young Iphigenia. All the onlookers lift their

Iliad’s Room by Homer

Iliad’s Room by Homer

Briseis, Achille’s slave, is taken away forcedly from her tent to be introduced to her new owner: the king Agamemnon, who is waiting for her

Furious Orland’s Room by L. Ariosto

Furious Orland’s Room by L. Ariosto

Angelica, princess of Cathay, is tied at a cliff by pirates, to be devoured by a see monster; the knight Ruggero, on horseback of a

Eneid’s Room by Virgil

Eneid’s Room by Virgil

Venus, goddess of love, appears to her son Enea and his companion Acate, disembarked, after a storm on the African coasts and immediately moves away

Liberated Jerusalem’s Room by T. Tasso

Liberated Jerusalem’s Room by T. Tasso

In the Renaissance, the lively imagination, the magic that benefited of philtres and potions were cliché. The frescoes recall episodes of the first crusade with