A few steps from Ca 'Zenobio degli Armeni and in front of the Carmini church is this sumptuous building that belonged to the important Foscarini family, whose wealth has been handed down from generation to generation for centuries. This palace, despite having been one of the many owned by the Foscarini, is remembered and legendary for being the flagship of the family: it is said that inside there were more than two hundred rooms and not even a chair, to avoid anyone one could sit there and damage one of the many works of art inside its walls.

It is not hard to believe that this chatter of the village could, at least in part, correspond to the truth considering that many of the members of the prestigious family stood out for their boundless passion for art and patronage. In the 18th century it was found that six canvases by Jacopo Tintoretto were exhibited inside the palace, one by Giovanni Bellini known as Giambellino, one by Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano, one by Paolo Veronese and many other works by important Venetian artists.

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