Ducal Palace--page 5 (of six pages)

existing building begun early 14th century



Note that a few of these pictures were taken in the early 1980s although most of them date from a recent trip in May, 2005. Scaffolding occurs in different places in some of the photographs because they are widely separated in time. Recent images are from a high resolution digital camera while earlier images are digitized from slides.

Index of pages
page 1: southern facade, eastern facade, Bridge of Sighs, Column of St. Mark
page 2: west facade and details, Porta della Carta
page 3: views of the courtyard
page 4: Scala dei Giganti, eastern facade of courtyard
page 5: Foscari Arch and Rizzo's Adam and Eve
page 6: Scala d'Oro
No pictures of the interior rooms since ordinary mortals aren't allowed to take photographs.

Views of the Foscari Arch

Antonio Rizzo was the architect and sculptor in charge of the second phase of the Foscari Arch (1478-85).
 
 
 

Antonio Rizzo, Adam and Eve

Rizzo contributed two sculptures, the Adam and Eve, which originally stood in lower niches of the main facade. Both figures convey the psychological situation after the discovery of sin.


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