Basilica of San Marco, Venice: detail of the upper part of the facade

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38025
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1094
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleByzantine
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceES1381.8
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The church was consecrated in 1094 but the decoration of the upper facade was only completed in the early 15th century.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals, decorative stonework, mosaics