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Rhapsody in blue: a Milanese apartment

2 days ago   |   By The Guardian

In the heart of Italy's design capital, this spectacular home hits all the right notes Milan's Sforza Castle may not be as well known as its Teatro alla Scala or Duomo, but it is one of the Italian city's proudest monuments. In the mid-1400s the Duke of Milan, Francesco I Sforza, transformed what were near ruins into one of the most exclusive residences of the Italian Renaissance. A few years later, the restoration was taken further by Francesco's fourth son, Ludovico il Moro, who enlisted his contemporaries to help him deck it out, including a couple of chaps called Donato Bramante and...
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