Doge Francesco Foscari Kneeling before the Lion of St. Mark
Image View Description:

Porta della Carta

Date:
1438-1442
Location:
Venice (Italy)
Work Type:
sculpture
Work Type 2:
architecture
Culture:
Italian
Culture 2:
Venetian
Creator:
Bono, Bartolomeo
Creator Variant Name:
Bon, Bartolomeo
Creator Nationality:
Venetian
Creator Dates:
ca. 1400-ca. 1464
Creator Role:
sculptor
Notes:

Copy from 1885 by Giovanni Ferrari detto Torretto, after Bon's original. The original sculpture was destroyed in 1797 Napoleonic invasion, and only the face of the Doge remains.

Image Source:
Photography by the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology
Record ID:
ven_piazza_san_marco_3079