The 'Story of Love'


The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
If you stand in the Piazzetta di San Marco and look across at the Palazzo Ducale, you will see that one column is slightly fatter than its neighbours. Its capital is carved with eight scenes, which trace the trajectory of a love affair that has a rather tragic end. 
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice
The 'Story of Love', capital of a column in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice

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