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Borromeo Palace on Lake Maggiore masterpiece of italian Baroque

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Until 1630, the Isola Bella was a rock inhabited by fishermen, with two small churches and some vegetable garden. Since the first twenty years of the 17th century the Borromeo family, o...



Palazzo Borromeo presents itself to the visitor as a precious treasure chest suspended over the water. This new volume describes the extraordinary historical and artistic heritage preserved in the princely Palazzo on the Isola Bella. The heart of the collections finds its place in Galleria Berthier: one hundred and thirty framed paintings covering the walls as a unique mosaic. This is the only private Baroque art gallery still preserved intact between Piedmont and Lombardy.