Escalier des Géants, vu de face

Escalier des Géants, vu de face

Photograph

Carlo Ponti

Italian, ca. 1823–1893

Escalier des Géants, vu de face

From the album Venise


1864
Albumen silver print
Image: 12 1/2 × 9 15/16 in. (31.8 × 25.3 cm)
Mount: 16 3/4 × 11 3/4 in. (42.6 × 29.8 cm)
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company, ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
1981.0944.0015
Inscriptions Photographer's embossed stamp, mount recto, BL: PONTI \ RIVADEI SCHIAVONI \ VENEZIA [octagonal border]
Printed in black ink, verso, C: Escalier des Géants, vu de face. \ Architecture d'Antoine Rizzo. Ornemens [sic] de Dominique et Bernardin de Mantone. Les statues \ colossales de Mars et Neptune y ont été ajoutées par Sansovino en 1556. Style de la renaissance.
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