Palazzo Farnese, Caprarola

May 31st , 2014 Tagged with:

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The hidden history of Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola. Once home to the Farnese nobles, popes and cardinals. Also home to the Deacon-Baldwin  family from Boston: Gladys Deacon,a famous beauty in the early 1900s, went on to marry the Duke of Marlborough. Her story is one  of many fascinating ones told in Mary Jane’s latest book, in Italian, “Etruria Storie e Segreti”.

Here are some scenes  from  the special evening presentation at Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola. Promotion of books by authors Hugo Vickers and Mary Jane Cryan.

sala di Giove, Palazzo Farnese

Magnificent frescoed Sala Giove

Check the Books page  for  more information, how to order Mary Jane’s booksPassini-Palazzo Farnese 12

“Le Grandi Bellezze di Caprarola”  with special guests  Hugo Vickers  and Susanna Ohtonen.


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Sala Giove, Palazzo Farnese, Caprarola

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Susanna Ohtonen playing Gladys Deacon

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Authors Hugo Vickers, Mary Jane Cryan and Giorgia Di Fusco


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