The Alliata palace of Pietratagliata in Palermo
Palazzo Alliata of Pietratagliata di Palermo (built in 1473), the result of five centuries of art history in Sicily with its numerous architectural and decorative layers, it is certainly a metaphor for the artistic history of Palermo.
La crenellated tower, the highest in the city at the end of '400, stands out imperiously, making the main facade unique, embellished with mullioned windows, mullioned windows and one of the rarest corner windows in the Mediterranean, typical of Catalan late Gothic architecture.
The interiors, beautifully maintained, retain among the most significant testimonies of the Sicilian Rococo. Among these extraordinary frescoes by Vito D 'Anna, made in the 1762, adorn the ceilings of the saloni. In the dance one, where the painter celebrates the virtues of the Prince, an enormous one is also a precious ornament Murano chandelier . early eighteenth century a 100 lights (which measures m 2.75 X2.75) considered the largest known of its kind.
In the 900s great architects such as Ernesto Basile e Vincenzo Palazzotto have made this building, for the interior decorations, one of the masterpieces of