Villa Gastel, on Lake Como.
Vintage Sanderson wallpaper in the Roses Room.
Guido Taroni, in the courtyard of the former convent, which was built in the 12th century.
Anna Gastel, Taroni’s mother, in a salon of the house, with the sculpture Leda With Swan behind her.
Carla Erba, in 1911.
Luchino Visconti and his sister Uberta, in Rome, 1950, with a drawing by Antonio Argnani of their mother, Carla Erba.
Erba, in 1911, with her children.
The Gray Room, in which Luchino slept.
The Salotto Verde’s ceiling is in the Pompeian style.
Another view of the courtyard.
The neo-Gothic salon on the ground floor.
A view of the dining room.