Courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale, Venice, showing the Cortile dei Senatori, Scala dei Giganti, an ornamental well-head in the foreground and part of the Basilica of San Marco glimpsed in the background

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38442
Architect/DesignerRizzo, Antonio (1465-1498)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1500
Image Date1890
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferenceLarge SR. 91(45V)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Ferdinando Ongania. Calli e canali in Venezia (Venice, 1891), pl. 33 NOTES: The Scala dei Giganti was designed by Antonio Rizzo in the 1480s. The Cortile dei Senatori is a 16th century work by Spavento and Scarpagnino.

Subject tags

sculpture, stairs, cathedrals, courtyards, decorative stonework, palaces, statues, wells