In art, grotesques are a decorative form of arabesques with interlaced garlands and strange animal figures.
The connection belongs to Architecture connections.
Florence: Grotticina at Boboli Gardens
La Lonja de la Seda: "It is lit by soaring Gothic windows, the external frames of which, like the doors, are exuberantly ornamented, notably by a series of grotesque gargoyles." (AB ev)
Rome: Domus Aurea
Vatican City: Raphael's Loggias
Vicenza: Villa Badoer in Fratta Polesine
Vienna: Hall of Grotesque, Lower Belvedere
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