Example sentences for: palladian

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  • When Venetian aristocrats gave up the high seas for a more leisurely life on the land, they built Palladian Renaissance villas and extravagantly frescoed Baroque country houses on the banks of the Brenta Canal between Venice and Padua.

  • At nearby Oriago, the Palladian style can be seen in Villa Gradenigo, and at Mira, in the 18th-century Villa Widmann.

  • In a peaceful, green canalside setting disturbed only by perky Canada geese, notoriously loud honkers, you’ll find authentic pre-1867 buildings, from the simple timbered sawmill or old schoolhouse to the sophisticated brick-built Crysler Hall in the Palladian style favored by colonial land owners from Ontario to Alabama.

  • Made possible by its conquests, elegant Palladian villas grace the Veneto mainland from Venice to Padua and Vicenza.

  • When I visited Chiswick House, a Palladian villa outside London, this winter, the garden beds in front of the 19 th century conservatory were all empty--just brown dirt against green grass.

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