An inside view of Venice from bon vivant, art historian, author, musician, and world traveller Alexis Gregory, evoking the great palaces of Venice, legendary friends including Peggy Guggenheim, Lily Volpi, and Arrigo Cipriani, and great Venetian figures of the past such as the mad Marchesa Casati, the Sapphic muse Princess Winnaretta de Polignac, and the spoiled Charles de Besteigui. In this illustrated book, the city's emblematic characters, places, and events come alive.
"Reminiscence of the famed city as seen through the eyes of a bon vivant"
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Hardcover / 7.75 x 11" 196 Pages, 150 Images