Venice has 'captured' the heart, mind and imagination of so many writers, poets, artists and historians. Venice is one of my favourite subjects in art, literature and history, and I am always eager to learn more and look more at this unique and special place. This Venice blog is my way of collecting the wealth of images, poems, prose and impressions of Venice.
I wonder how many times I've walked past this sculpture of San Vidal (San Vitale), on my way to and from the Accademia bridge?
Looking up at San Vidal and the campanile
The church was founded in 1084, re-built in the twelfth century and again from 1696-1700. The facade was finally completed from 1734-7. The church has been used for concerts and exhibitions for as long as I can remember, and also contains a work by Carpaccio.
Looking at the side of San Vidal and the nizioletto