Scuola Grande di San Marco, Venice: the main portal from the Rio dei Mendicanti

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38116
Architect/DesignerBuora, Giovanni (c. 1450-1513)
Codussi, Mauro (1440-1504)
Lombardo, Antonio (c. 1458-1516)
Lombardo, Pietro (1435-1515)
Lombardo, Tullio (1455-1532)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Subject Date1495
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceES3674.1
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The facade, begun in1489 by Pietro Lombardo and Giovanni Buora, was completed by Mauro Codussi in 1495. The trompe l'oeil panels on both sides of the door are by Antonio and Tullio Lombardo.

Subject tags

entrances, doors, religious buildings, canals