|Current use:||University; private|
The well-conserved palazzo with a nearly symmetrical façade, coats of arms in the wings and a separate access for the first piano nobile in the left wing dominates the Campo San Trovaso and the canal. Stucco works by Alessandro Vittoria are preserved in the ground floor androne, where formerly the sculpture collection of the Barbarigo family, dispersed in the 19th century, was exposed, as old engravings prove. A gothic stairway in a small courtyard, which once gave access to the first piano nobile, was removed later, but few remains of gothic frescoes can still be found there. Most alterations are reversible.
The left mezzanine is still inhabited by the Nani-Mocenigo counts as well as the building on the right of the palace, perhaps a former casinò.
© 1999-2007 J.-Ch. Rößler
Venice architecture - palaces