San Stae (Eustachio), Venice: the main facade on the Grand Canal

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RIBApix ref no RIBA40786
Architect/DesignerGrassi, Giovanni
Rossi, Domenico (1657-1737)
Artist/PhotographerORCH Orsenigo-Chemollo
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1710
Image Date2009
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDigital image
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit ORCH Orsenigo / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Although an early foundation from the 10th century the church was rebuilt in 1678 by Giovanni Grassi, but lacked a facade until 1709, when Domenico Rossi won a competititon to design it.

Subject tags

churches, decorative stonework, boats, canals, statues, pediments