CHINI, Galileo
(b. 1873, Firenze, d. 1956, Firenze)

Interior decoration: Autumn and Spring

Terme Berzieri, Salsomaggiore

The Berzieri Baths (Terme Berzieri), a unique example of Art Déco, are the symbol of Salsomaggiore. The Art Nouveau building was inaugurated in 1923; it owes its magnificence to the artistic contribution of Galileo Chini, master of Italian "Stile Liberty", decorator of international fame. These spas were dedicated to Dr Lorenzo Berzieri, who in 1839 discovered the healing properties of the salsobromoiodic waters of Salsomaggiore.

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