The construction of the palace began in the sixteenth century. The project was developed by brothers Ponselle, commissioned by Nicolo Grimaldi, Duke and Prince of Eboli Salerno. Starting from mid-century palace is home to the city of Genoa. The facade has a range of ashlar above which are placed two sets of windows in overlapping orders. The first set of windows is included in masks, the second in timpani of classic taste.
The materials used for the construction of the façade create a play of colors between the Carrara marble, slate and stone of Finale. On the marble portal is placed the emblem of the city. The conformation of the land was exploited for the unusual layout of the spaces. Be put in evid elements of the inner court higher than the porch and double staircase. The painted decoration of the rooms is the work of F. Gandolfi, N. Barabino. Among the documents and historical objects stored inside the palace you mention the urn containing the ashes of Columbus and the violin of Paganini
Rudolph the Red Palace or Palace and Francesco Maria Brignole is a building located in Via Garibaldi at number 18 in the historic center of Genoa, added on July 13, 2006 in the list among the 42 enrolled Rolli palaces of Genoa became the heritage of that date ' humanity by UNESCO. It houses the Galleria di Palazzo Rosso, one of the largest art galleries together with those of nearby towns Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tursi, which is the State Museums of Strada Nuova.
« Il primo Palazzo che ho visto è stato il palazzo Brignole; facciata rossa, scalone di marmo. Le statue non sono grandi come in altri palazzi ma la manutenzione, i mosaici dei pavimenti e soprattutto i quadri lo rendono uno dei più ricchi di Genova. » Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert, "The first building I saw was the Palazzo Brignole, red face, the marble staircase. The statues are not great as in other buildings but the maintenance, mosaic floors and especially the paintings make it one of the richest Genoa. " So Gustave Flaubert, in his Notes de voyage of 1845, noted the presence of Palazzo Rosso
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