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Villino viareggino
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Villino Viareggino

This building documents the peculiar typology of the villas in Viareggio and its framework is characterised by a considerable height which spans three floors

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The original building plans, which have been conserved in the town archives, feature sketches of the ceramic decoration on the top floor and the blank window. The feature which styles the architectonic structure is its ceramic decoration. Below the eaves there are small cupids surrounded by detailed floral decoration. The panel on the first floor depicts a feminine figure, the favourite subject of the Liberty style.
This figure takes on the appearance of a caryatid outlined by detailed and stylised floral decoration which recalls Klimt´s production at the Viennese Secession.
The building is private property and cannot be visited inside.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

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