italian renaissance architecture

glimpse of the castel of Gradara, italian renaissance small town

Italian renaissance town. Gradara castle. After the Malatesta seignory, the town was conquered by the Sforza in the September 1289. Here, in 1494, arrived Lucrezia Borgia, wife of Giovanni Sforza. After a short domination of Lucrezia’s brother, Cesare, Gradara was handed over to the della Rovere. After the end of the latter’s dynasty, the city was administrated directly by the Popes. Picture with wide depth of field. On foreground left tree with pink flowers. On middleground castel wall with merlons. On background castle.Particular of the renaissance architecture.

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