Basilica of San Marco, Venice: porphyry sculpture 'The Tetrarchs' on one of the corners of the Treasury

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27009
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Image Date1961
ViewExterior
StyleByzantine
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/VEN/72 (ES1792.3)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The sculptures are probably Egyptian works from the 4th century.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals