Sunday, December 1, 2013

San Francesco della Vigna

The cloister of San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
The cloister of San Francesco della Vigna
Campo San Francesco della Vigna
Venice, September 2013

“The name ‘della Vigna’ is derived from a wineyard documented in several 13th century documents concerning the noble Ziani family, who lived in a ‘palatium’ in the near parish of Santa Giustina. Still today, despite later urbanisation, the area is characterised by green space.”
(Campo San Francesco della Vigna, Architecture of Venice)

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