Palazzo Schifanoia

Local namePalazzo Schifanoia
LocationFerrara, Italy

Palazzo Schifanoia is a Renaissance palace in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna built for the Este family. The name "Schifanoia" is thought to originate from "schivar la noia" meaning literally to "escape from boredom" which describes accurately the original intention of the palazzo and the other villas in close proximity where the Este court relaxed. The highlights of its decorations are the allegorical frescoes with details in tempera by or after Francesco del Cossa and Cosmè Tura, executed ca 1469–70, a unique survival of their time.

This palace forms part of a catalogue of pleasure palaces for the Este family, including the following:

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palazzo_Schifanoia

Coordinates 44°49'49.701" N 11°37'45.008" E

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