Arsenale, Venice: shipyards known as 'Cantieri delle Gagiandre'

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RIBApix ref no RIBA89865
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1580
Image Date1987
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 87-102-09
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: These 'squeri all'acqua' were designed between 1568-1585, following the Battle of Lepanto, to house a fleet of galleys ready to start at a moment's notice.

Subject tags

arches, dockyards