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Palazzo Salviati

By moiral
Morning all. As we passed this building on the water bus, I simply thought it was another lovely building. However, curiosity and all that - I googled it. I discovered that Palazzo Salviati was built in 1924, therefore a relatively new building. Built by a family of glassmakers - Salviati, it is considered to be garish. The glass mosiac was designed by craftsmen, and the building houses exhibition rooms for the famous Murano glassblower family. I certainly do not consider the facade to be garish, and have cropped V2, 3 & 4 to show the sections in more detail. Even sneaked in another reflection in V4 Grin. Thanks for C&Cs onn yesterday's upload.

Tags: Venice Architecture Grand canal Palazzo Salviati

Voters: CaroleS, gwynn56, ringyneck and 25 more

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CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2012 9:27AM
It is not called Grand for nothing - grand architecture indeed and very well captured Moira - Carole

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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
2 Mar 2012 10:01AM
A beautiful building, Moira, and it blends in so well with the surroundings, despite not being very old. Well captured images, good detail. Carol
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
2 Mar 2012 10:49AM
and off the road parking as welWinkl.good set of record shots.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
2 Mar 2012 11:12AM
Such beautiful architectural detail, I can't imagine it as garish. I especially like v3.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
2 Mar 2012 12:43PM
A lovely building well captured Moira. I like the extras - the side canal and bridge, the line of house, and the boats out front, all setting the scene nicely. Excellent capture.

Interesting series.
The buildings along the Grand canal are a dream. You cannot get tired of going up and down on the vaporetto.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 Mar 2012 2:33PM
I don't ever remember seeing this on my travels around Venice - on any of my visits. It's certainly very ornate, and I don't find it garish it all. Very nicely captured, Moira Wink
Trev Smile
2 Mar 2012 2:59PM
A splendid collection Moira, love the colour and detail in V2 though.

superb set moira,love v1,well captured.ray
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
2 Mar 2012 3:48PM
I agree with you Moira,that it is not garish.
Unlike Jack and Vera's house in Coronation Street with the stone cladding.
Now that is what I call GARISH !!
Good shots.
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2012 3:56PM
Lovely achitecture Moira well spotted, nice windows and paintings too.. Peter
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2012 6:10PM
Lovely images and a very interesting commentary. Having seen quite a lot of Venice's buildings on this trip I guess they consider anything with a decent lick of paint on it garish. Certainly the majority of costumes would hardly be described as subtle or in good taste. What's wrong with garish anyway?
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2012 7:13PM
Lovely shot. IB
lesliea 7 2 Australia
2 Mar 2012 9:40PM
Beautiful image Moira, well captured.
Allen, Smile
7 10 10 England
2 Mar 2012 10:52PM
Lovely images Moira with very fine detail.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
2 Mar 2012 11:44PM
Sorry, was in no condition to offer a comment earlier: a fine set with the full picture of this eye catching building in V 1 and some nice details picked out in the closer inspections.
However, my favourite is V 1 ...... although the building and those in the side canal are in deep shadow, you have exposed the scene admirably and brought back a very fine shot, Moir?
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2012 7:44AM
Wonderful building Moira, especially when the early sunlight hit it
a great set and like the close up shots
but for me V1
James_C 7 36 56 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2012 9:53AM
I certainly don't think it is garish Moira. Well spotted and photographed.


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