Palazzo Borromeo, Isola Bella, Lago Maggiore: decorative iron railings
|Architect/Designer||Crivelli, Giovanni Angelo (fl. 17th century)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|View||Exterior | Worm's-eye|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Gardens ; Decorative ironwork ; Lakes ; Villas ; Railings|
NOTES: Palazzo Borromeo was commissioned by Carlo III in 1632 and dedicated to his wife Isabella D'Adda, from whom the island takes its name. Construction of the house and design of its gardens was entrusted to Angelo Crivelli and completed by Carlo Fontana. The gardens were inaugurated in 1671.
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