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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Mantua and Sabbioneta,Italy.


Mantua and Sabbioneta offer exceptional testimonies to the urban, architectural and artistic realizations of the Renaissance, linked through the visions and actions of the ruling Gonzaga family. Mantua, a town whose traces stem from the Roman period, was renovated in the 15th and 16th centuries - including hydrological engineering, urban and architectural works. The participation of renowned architects like Leon Battista Alberti and Giulio Romano, and painters like Andrea Mantegna, makes Mantua a prominent capital of the Renaissance
Card received from Gian in Italy.
2016 stamp -Piazza Ruggiero Settimo, Palermo.
Date of Inscription: 2008
Ref: 1287


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