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Piazza San Marco

Core Reading

Chambers, David, and Brian Pullan (eds), Venice: A Documentary History 1450-1630 (Oxford, 1992; rept. Toronto, 2001), pp. 8-9, 390-91, 394-96, 398-99, 412-13.

Fenlon, Iain, Piazza San Marco (London, 2010)

Sansovino, Francesco, Sansovino's Venice: A Translation of Francesco Tatti da Sansovino's Guidebook to Venice of 1561, trans. Vaughan Hart and Peter Hicks (London, 2017)


Amman, Jost, The Procession of the Doge to the Bucintoro on Ascension Day, with a view of Venice, ca. 1547––50 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) [Zecca detail]

Bellini, Gentile, Procession of the Holy Cross in Piazza San Marco, 1496 (Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice) [Basilica detail]

Canaletto, View of Piazza San Marco towards the Church of San Geminiano, c. 1735 (Palazzo Corsini, Rome)

Gentile Bellini, Procession in Piazza San Marco, 1496