Arsenale, Venice: the great gateway (Porta di Terra) and one of the towers of the water gate

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27023
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1460
Image Date1961
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/VEN/192 (ES7948)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Arsenale was mainly built and enlarged during the 14th and 15th centuries.

Subject tags

towers, sculpture, dockyards, gateways, castellation