Castelvecchio, Verona

RIBApix ref no RIBA25452
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVerona
Subject Date1375
Image Date1965
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ITA/141 (ES2661.2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This fortress on the banks of the Adige was built by the Scaligers in 1354-1355 and the main tower was completed in 1375. The interior was converted into the Civico Museo d'Arte in 1964 by Carlo Scarpa.

Subject tags

towers, riverside buildings, castles, castellation