Artistic heritage of Ca’ Marcello
Ca ‘Marcello, splendid 16th-century Venetian Villa, was enlarged, fully decorated and refurnished in the 18th century. Thanks to the passion of the owners, the villa impresses with the perfect state of conservation of all the original furnishings, art objects, frescoes and stucco works that it houses.
The main floor of Ca’ Marcello is enriched by a whole cycle of frescoes by Giambattista Crosato, the most important fresco-painter of the XVIII century together with Tiepolo.
This cycle, which includes scenes from the life of the famous conqueror Alexander the Great, is indicated by critics as one of the highest moments in Crosato’s career.
Most of the rooms is decorated with stucco works, some of which made based on drawings by the artist Giuseppe Zais.
In the subjects of the stuccos are mythical characters, exotic animals and country scenes.
The private rooms of the house are decorated with antique objects of daily use that represent the history of the villa culture.
Overall, affects almost perfect state of preservation of all the rooms, since they have always lived with passion and maintained by the owners.
The large main halls of the villa and the various lounges continue to represent the lifestyle of the aristocrats who enjoyed the leisure of this home, including dance parties, lectures and concerts.
Works of art and antique furniture
The interiors are tastefully furnished and decorated with furniture, drapes and products manufactured or purchased from the seventeenth to the eighteenth century specifically for this villa.
Each room has retained its original character due to which it is possible to feel the atmosphere and striking feature of the Venetian villa.