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Estates and Rural Landscape A worldwide initiative for global conservation and management of rural landscapes

Experimentation and innovation in the Veneto’s agricultural landscape of the eighteenth century Antonella Pietrogrande Gruppo Giardino Storico Università di Padova Italy



Nicolò Tron (1685-1772) is considered the point of reference of the Venetian agrarian reformism

Prato della Valle Padova


The Farsetti’s estate in Polesine 1786


Polesine Ca’ Farsetti 1698


The Farsetti’s Estate in Sala, in the provinces of Padua, Treviso and Venice (1722)


A. Lazzari, Veduta di Sala, 1833



Villa Farsetti, Santa Maria di Sala


G. A. Rizzi Zannoni, La Gran Carta del Padovano, 1776-80 The estate of Angelo Querini (1721-1796) in Altichiero, in the Paduan territory



Map of Altichiero Estate, 1787 In that part of his estate, named Saggio di agricoltura, Querini implements a whole series of new agricultural experiences


The estate of Ca’ Tron, located in the municipalities of Roncade (Treviso) and Meolo (Venice), is now the largest non-fractional agricultural land in Veneto




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