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Palazzo della Ragione - Vicenza (Basilica Palladiana)
  • Europe
  • Palazzo della Ragione - Vicenza (Basilica Palladiana), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Vicenza, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.388

An exterior view of the Basilica Palladiana as viewed from the Piazza di Signori. The facade is comprised of a double order of loggias. The spandrels of each arch contain an oculus. On the second story, a balustrade spans the width of the archs’ base. Statues adorn the top of the second story and are located at intervals corresponding to the bays of the building.