Agostino Chigi was a rich banker of Siena and he choice Rome and order to construct a wonderful Villa in 1508; (Recently renoved).
Also Raffael and his students illustrated Mythology scenes, also horoscope with
constellation, star pictures.
- Cardinal Farnese acquired the Villa 70 years later.
A visit must : -Triumph of Galatea: a head of a young boy, probabily from Michelangelo:
shows scene of archtiect Perruzzi's, like Perseus who decapted Medusa;
- The fresko cycle of Amor and Psyche; the loggia with Rafael's fresko of Amor has
the view of a sumptuous garden.
- and the salone Prospetive, with columns with painted illusions.
You must have enough time in Rome to visit this Villa too.
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