Night at Palazzo Drago, the eighteenth-century noble palace between the Quattro Canti and the Cathedral

Friday 10 December from 18, together with the cultural operators of Terradamare, it will be possible to visit the eighteenth-century Palazzo Drago Airoldi in Santa Colomba , located in Corso Vittorio Emanuele, in the axis between the Quattro Canti and the Cathedral of Palermo.

The visits will take place along its magnificent halls, the splendid frescoes and furnishings, valuable examples of the uses of the Sicilian nobility.

Palazzo Drago unfolds the the gracefulness of the eighteenth-century skies, the magnificence of the baroque decorations, the intensity of the colors of the second half of the 1800 in the very happy Palermo that great travelers have admired (continue after the contact form)

It is mandatory to book or purchase the skip-the-line ticket online, to have immediate access to the event and prevent queues at the entrance.

Contacts: 320 . 7672134 – 392. 8888953 eventi@terradamare.org – www.terradamare.org/infoline

Ticket € 10. terradamare.org/visite-palazzo-drago-palermo

________

Among the most interesting eighteenth-century noble residences in the city, guardian of valuable works of art and historical stratifications.

In fact, although belonging to the 1714 to Casimiro Drago, president of the Consistory, due to its position, the ancient axis of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and the presence of the Arab well reveal the numerous transformations undergone by the building.

In the 19th century, when it became the property of the Marquises Airoldi of Santa Colomba, the building was reformulated again, according to artistic tastes more in vogue of the time, passing from the Baroque to an eclectic-classical taste.

Going up, you let yourself be carried away by the magnificence of the halls, enfilade, both for the splendid frescoes and for the furnishings, valuable examples of the uses of the Sicilian nobility.

Inside there are works by Olivio Sozzi , one of the most famous artists of the city, who will absorb the lesson of Roman classicism in his poetics, will try his hand at an exceptional work with a profane taste in which he will depict Zeus giving Hermes an apple gold destined for Paris.

In another room, which probably, given its size, was the main hall, there are three paintings by Francesco LoJacono , the painter who explored in his works the joy and colors and light of nature and landscapes.

The liberty of Ettore De Maria Bergler will be the protagonist of a room, where in the vault, between half moons from warm tones, a lively and variegated humanity faces it made up of singers, young women and children

As in a book, with different protagonists, Palazzo Drago unfolds the gracefulness of the eighteenth-century skies, the magnificence of the baroque decorations, the intensity of the colors of the second half of the el 1800 in Palermo very happy that great travelers have admired.

This post is also available in: English