San Servolo and Google Arts & Culture bring Villa Widmann online
Available on artsandculture.google.com with 500 images and 4 thematic stories
Villa Widmann Rezzonico Foscari joins Google Arts & Culture, the technological platform developed by Google to promote and preserve online culture, with a digital collection of about 500 images.The first phase of the work has led to the digitization of about 500 shots from the archive of San Servolo srl, to which will be added, over the next few months, other images of the Villa and the Park with its changes during the different weather seasons. Among the most significant shots already online those that portray: the monumental Barchessa, the centuries-old Park and especially the magnificent and bright frescoes of the Hall of Feasts.
In the section of Google Arts & Culture dedicated to thematic stories, history is highlighted through the centuries and the artistic historical peculiarities of the compendium of Villa Widmann and the environmental context in which it is located: the picturesque Riviera del Brenta. Four stories available to date: Two centuries of history at Villa Widmann-Rezzonico-Foscari, The frescoes of Villa Widmann, The Historic Garden and the Monumental Park, The Brenta River, built with a selection of about 25 images linked by a narrative fil rouge that present the value and value of the art of the Villa Venete from about 1700 onwards.
Google Arts & Culture is the Google platform that allows users to explore works of art, artifacts and much more among over 2000 museums, archives and organizations from 80 countries that have worked with the Google Cultural Institute to share their collections and stories online. Available on the web from laptops and mobile devices, or via the app for iOS and Android, the platform is designed as a place to explore and enjoy art and culture online. Google Arts & Culture is a creation of the Google Cultural Institute.
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