CA' GRIMANI, VENICE~ was the home of Domenico Grimani and his nephew Giovanni, who in the 16th century gave the city two museums. The palazzo was also home to Domenico’s father, Antonio Grimani, who became Doge in 1521 to 1523. ~ Once one of the most famous residence-museums in Europe, King Henry III of France visited in 1573. The Grimanis were important patrons of contemporary art. Their collections embraced Venetian painters like Giorgione, Titian, Veronese, Jacopo Bassano and Tintoretto.