The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Basilica SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice]

Object Details

Title:

[Basilica SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice]

Artist/Maker:

Carlo Ponti (Italian, born Switzerland, about 1823 - 1893)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Venice, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

1860–1870

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.373.25

Dimensions:

35.2 × 26.9 cm (13 7/8 × 10 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of the side of the Basilica of San Giovanni e Paolo in Venice. There is an equestrian statue on a pedestal in front of the cathedral. The building has a sign reading "Parrocchia SS. Giovanni e Paolo" and there is a short tower with two bells.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

André Jammes, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.