View of the courtyards of Palazzo Archinto

Photograph of a courtyard, as seen from a second story.

Vincenzo Aragozzini (act. early to mid-20th century)
View of the courtyards of Palazzo Archinto, 1934
9 1/8 × 11 3/8 in. (231 × 288 mm)
Azienda di Servizi alla Persona Golgi-Redaelli, Milan
su autorizzazione dell'Azienda di Servizi alla Persona Golgi-Redaelli di Milano

 

The second courtyard leads to the internal garden. A series of courtyards culminating in a garden was a common feature of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Milanese palazzos. The balcony over the second courtyard's arcade connected the family's rooms to the library.