Specchio della ricchezza delle nuove generazioni di mercanti, i palazzi che si affacciano sul Canal Grande dimostrano il potere ottenuto, sempre in lotta con l’antica classe nobiliare.
“… Look at this little candle. It is me. And I flatter myself that I can to do a little light “
Giorgio Franchetti, beyond the collecting, dedicated much of his time to music.
Two people, two generations, two collections, only one name, only one place.
The project of making palace Ca’ d’Oro a museum gathering his collection, occupied the entire life of Franchetti, but for him, unfortunately or fortunately, it was impossible to see his dream realized.