Ghigo Roli photographer


Mantua

The great architectural and artistic works in the Gonzaga city: Palazzo Te, Palazzo Ducale and Palazzo d'Arco and the 16th century frescoes by Agostino da Mozzanica, Carlo Santner, Giovan Maria Falconetto, Giulio Romano.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence):  EasternFaçade.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): grotesque mask on the portal which leads into the garden.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): the portal which leads into the garden.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'O...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): detail of a tromp l'oeil fresco on the Northern side which represents a fake window.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): detail of a tromp l'oeil fresco on the Northern side which represents a fake window and a bird cage.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'O...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): detail of a tromp l'oeil fresco on the Northern side which represents a fake window.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'O...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): detail of a tromp l'oeil fresco on the Northern side which represents a fake window and a girl holding a vase of flowers.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'O...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'Onore (the Courtyard of Honour): the Loggia of the Muses.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Cortile d'O...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): view of the entrance (West) in the Cortile d'Onore (Courtyard of Honour).

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): view of the Cortile d'Onore (Courtyard of Honour), towards the entrance (westwards).

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): view of the Cortile d'Onore (Courtyard of Honour), towards the entrance (westwards).

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): the Eastern Façade that faces the garden.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Easternfaçade : view of the he main entrance portal.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Easternfaçade : view of the he main entrance portal.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): Western Façade.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): detail  of the Northern and  Easterncorner.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): view of the Northern and Western sides.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): detail  of the Northern side with bas-relief representing some griffins.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): detail  of the Northern side with a bas-relief representing King David.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): detail  of the Northern side with bas-reliefs representing King David and two griffins.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence): detail  of the Northern side.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te: view of the northern façade.

Mantua, Palazzo Te: view of the northern façade.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories), painting by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528): detail of the coffered ceiling.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories), painting by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528): detail of the coffered ceiling with woman hanging out a shirt.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories), painting by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528): detail of the coffered ceiling with woman picking fleas out of a child's hair.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera dell...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories), painting by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528): detail of the coffered ceiling with woman and vase of carnations on a balcony.

Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera dell...

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories), paintings by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528): detail of the coffered ceiling with woman combing her hair.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera delle Vittorie (Chamber of the Victories): the coffered ceiling with paintings by Agostino da Mozzanica (1528).

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camerino delle Grottesche (Small Chamber of Grotesques): the vault.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera degli Imperatori (Chamber of the Emperors), the vault:  detail of a fresco with portrait of Julius Caesar.

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Mantua, Palazzo Te (Gonzaga's Summer residence), Camera degli Imperatori (Chamber of the Emperors), the North West Corner: the endeavour of the salamander.

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