"Bellezza è verita,
verità è bellezza.
Questo solo sulla terra sapete, ed è quanto basta".

(John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn)

The Paolo and Carolina Zani Foundation for art and culture safeguards, preserves, and promotes the historic and artistic heritage of the Casa Museo. Noteworthy among the over 1200 works belonging to the collection are paintings by Canaletto, Tiepolo, Guardi, Longhi, and Boucher, sculptures by the Genoese Filippo Parodi and by the Roman family Della Porta, as well as items of refined baroque and rococo furniture, mainly French and Venetian, and extraordinary works of 17th and 18th century applied art.