Basilica of San Marco, Venice: detail of the main facade showing the Door of Sant'Alipio

RIBApix ref no RIBA89868
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1094
Image Date1980
ViewWorm's-eye
StyleByzantine
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceBenton 87-102-20
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: TIn the arch above the door is a mosaic of the 'Translation of the Body of St Mark to the Basilica' (1260-1270) and below are carved reliefs of the symbols of the four Evangelists, dating from the 14th century.

Subject tags

arches, sculpture, cathedrals, mosaics