carved on the Stones of Venice.
During the nineteenth century anglosaxon artists like John Ruskin and John Singer Sargent invented Venice as romantic city. However within many centuries the city was never so romantic: this is not to say Venice was a version of Gotham City but from a young age when my parents driving me throught the venetian streets I was impressed by the stone statues.
These stone statues, civil or religious, had egle-eyed as a silent threatening look. For centuries this has been.
Saint Mark Square and its Christmas Tree 2020
On 1555 the philosopher Guillaume Postel was arrested in this house by the Holy Inquisition.
The words in ancient venetian language carved in stone say : here your complaint regarding medical malpractice in Dorsoduro neighborhood.
campo santa margherita
all pictures taken by rinaldo rasa in venice, italy – december 2020
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saturday december 12, 2020
photographs by rinaldo rasa
i ask to you dear aficionados, please do not divulgate thi(e)s(e) picture(s) outside the experienceofthinking thursday january 18 2018