ART & DESIGN

Venice: slideshow

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A safe distance from the recent scandals plaguing their blueblooded clan, the Arrivabene family roosts in quiet, majestic grandeur in their palazzo on the Grand Canal.

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Photographer: Simon Watson

The second-floor landing of the grand staircase inside the Palazzo Papadopoli. The lamp, designed by Michelangelo Guggenheim, bears the Papadopoli family crest.

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Photographer: Simon Watson

The library

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Photographer: Simon Watson

A room with chinoiserie-inspired murals

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Photographer: Simon Watson

A glimpse of the family’s cozier quarters on the top floor.

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Photographer: Simon Watson

Palazzo Papadopoli, which dates back to the 16th century, is the largest private palazzo on the Grand Canal.

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Photographer: Simon Watson

A view of the garden

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Photographer: Simon Watson

Glassware from Giberto’s line, A Venetian Design

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Photographer: Simon Watson

Bianca, in a Prada blouse, and Giberto

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Photographer: Simon Watson

The ballroom with its two magnificent Murano chandeliers.