The Explorer's Library
A rare collection of treasured antiques
A den of antiquity
A place to relax
Discover an exclusive collection of treasures in the intimate environment of the library. The Explorer's Library invites guests to explore a unique selection of precious handcrafted treasures and beautiful books in Venice on the shelves of the exquisite wood-panelled room.
The library was designed to create the illusion of visiting someone's grand home, with homely touches including vintage astrolabes and a handpicked assortment of books on discovery. The stage is set to be reminiscent of the home of a global explorer, collecting rare handcrafted pieces to bring back as memories around the home.
In April 2017, The Gritti Palace adds a new iconic masterpiece to its art collection. The painting of il Doge Andrea Gritti, acquired at Sotheby's Art Auction and marks the significant retunr to Venice of a masterpiece by Titian's workshop. The painting is displayed over the fireplace in the Explorer's Library, pays homage to the incredible history hidden among the walls of the hotel.