City Views, Italy, Venice, Piazetta
"Die Piazetta in Venedig"
Wood engraving 1892. Reverse side printed with unrelated text.
Original antique print
Image: 9 x 11 cm (3.5 x 4.3")
Piazza San Marco, or Saint Mark's Square; aristocracy; "the drawing room of Europe" (a quote attributed to Napoleon); Basilica; Campanile di San Marco, the Basilica's bell tower; two 12th-century columns: Venice's two patron saints: Saint Mark in the form of a winged lion, and Saint Teodoro (Theodore); architectural style encompasses Byzantine, Islamic, and Western European influences; Horses of San Marco, brought back from Constantinople during the 4th Crusade; La Giustizia; Doges' Palace (Palazzo Ducale); Cardinal Domenico Grimani;
interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design