Alan Irvine and the Lion of San Marco

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RIBApix ref no RIBA45970
Architect/DesignerIrvine, Alan (1926-)
Image Date1990
ViewPortrait
MediumDigital image
Library Referencesupplied by Alan Irvine
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The lion normally stands on the top of the column overlooking the Piazzetta of San Marco in Venice. When it was taken down for cleaning and restoration, the decision was taken to present an exhibition at the British Museum which was designed by Irvine.

Subject tags

architects, monuments, Animals