The palace is - like the near Palazzo Giustinian alle Zattere - very deep with a U-like plan and long lateral wings towards the garden. It is also known as palazzo Michiel, but there is a lack of documentation. The edifices at the rio dei Ognissanti may be the remains of a casinò. A coat of arms above the portal could not be identified using the "Blasone Veneto" by Vincezo M. Coronelli. In the middle of the 19th century, the palace was acquired by the Clary-Aldringen family who possesses it to this day. A fire severely damages the building in the 1920s, but the old forms were restored.
The palace is located in the parish of San Trovaso. A chapel of the Clary family in this church contains a burial place of a French princess and a 15th century marble relief.
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Venice architecture - palaces