Travel to Italy: Papal Rome: Photo 18
The grandest of all these palaces is the Palazzo Farnese, expanded from two to three stories when Cardinal Farnese became Pope Paul III. The top floor with its massive cornice is by Michelangelo, as are the two lateral facades of the square structure. The building was inherited by the Bourbons, who sold it in 1911 to France, whose embassy it still houses.
Back to Italy: Papal Rome chapter
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