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The rooms of this wonderful Venetian Palace, the Donà Giovannelli, adorned with stuccoes and paintings, were once home to one of the most famous and mysterious works in the history of art: Giorgione's The Tempest. It has arrived here in 1875, when Venetian Prince Giuseppe Giovannelli bought it from the Manfrin noble family, paying it 127,000 liras and “snatching” it from Berlin's Museum, which had offered the same price but were not able to seal the deal due to a late payment.The painting stayed in the prince's home for sixty years, until the family's low wealth forced them to sell it to The Italian State for 5 million liras. From then on, The Tempest has hung in the Gallerie dell’Ac... Read More