BON, Bartolomeo
(active 1421-1464 in Venice)

Doge Francesco Foscari Kneeling before the Lion of St Mark

1438-42
Marble
Palazzo Ducale, Venice

Above the cornice over the door of the Porta della Carta is Francesco Foscari - under whose dogeship the Porta was constructed - kneeling before the lion of St Mark. Presently it is a copy replacing the original which was destroyed in 1797.




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