Front view
Inv. No.S-0554
ArtistDomenico Bresolinborn 1813 in Padua, Italydied 1900 in Venice, Italy

Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice

Year1850, vintage

salted paper print from waxed paper negative on cardboard

Dimensions24 x 34 cm

This early picture of San Marco captivates by the clarity and simplicity of the composition, highlighted by the deserted square.
Due to the long exposure times in early photographs, persons and objects in motion are only depicted shadowy, as seen in the picture on the bottom left.
(Fritz Simak)

S-0554, Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice
Domenico Bresolin, Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice, 1850
S-0554, Front view