from Vittorio Sgarbi's

CA' DARIO

Compare the arches of the
piano terreno, a late 19th C. rebuilding, with the arch
of the portrait of Mehmet II
by Gentile Bellini
whom Giovanni Dario
escorted to Constantinople
in 1479.

 
The first piano nobile .
The door at left leads
to the 19th C lombardesque
staircase.
 
View of the Grand Canal
from the piano nobile
and the Turkish fountain
from Dario's orginal plan.

 

View towards the back
on the second piano nobile
and a bathroom.

 

View of the back left in Venetian-Gothic style, and of the gate.