Venice. No title. St. Marc's Square. Markusplatz in Venedig
Venice. No title. St. Marc's Square.
Anonymous, originally hand-colored lithograph of St. Marc's Cathedral and the square in front of it.
Beautiful, folio-size view of this famous Venetian plaza.
Wide margins. Spotting - only to be detected from rear. a few repaired tears in margins, well away from image. Otherwise in very presentable condition. Photographed with a passpartout.
37.5 x 54.5 cm (14.8 x 21.5").
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;