Villa Farnesina is one of most extraordinary Renaissance buildings in Rome.
Designed by Baldassarre Peruzzi during the height of the Italian Renaissance, the Villa’s paintigs were commissioned to artists such as Il Sodoma, Sebastiano del Piombo, and Raphael.
Villa Farnesina was completed at the beginning of the 16 th century and named after its second owner, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese.
Villa Farnesina presents splendid paintings and Renaissance decore throughout. When entering the Villa, visitors can find a selection of Raphael’s mythical frescoes, including the celebrated Cupid and Psyche and The Triumph of Galatea.
Paintigs of Sodoma,Peruzzi, Romano and Piombo continue inside the beautiful Villa, in wich it is possible to find the Sala delle Prospettive, a masterpiece of perspective showing views of Rome’s countryside.