Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

This series of photos of Sophia Loren and her husband Carlo Ponti at their villa was taken by photographer Alfred Eisenstadt in 1964. The pictures were kept unpublished in the archives of Life magazine for a long time. 

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

In 1960, Carlo and Sophie began to restore a delightful villa of the XVI century in Marino, which is 16 kilometers from Rome. American journalist Pete Hamill described the villa as follows: "Located among 7 hectares of lawns, neatly trimmed hedges, small waterfalls and fig trees, the villa included, among other things, a stable, an aqueduct, a tennis court, an orchard and a swimming pool."

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Dolce vita: unknown photos of a young Sophia Loren in a luxury villa

Keywords: Italy | Photography | Celebrities | Actress | 60s | Vintage | Villa | Sophia loren

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