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The construction of the palace for the Public Library was began by Jacopo Sansovino in 1537 under the orders of the Doge Andrea Gritti, in an area that was previously occupied by market stalls and lodgings. The ‘Library’ held the book collection of the Cardinal Bessarione, which was donated to the Republic in 1468 and became the public library of the State of the Veneto.

The construction of the Library began from the corner of the belltower, with a homogeneous and elegant profile: a continuous loggia above a ground floor portico, with triglyphs and metopes, and an upper loggia wit

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