Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Portal, Castel Nuovo, Naples

One of the major sculptural monuments of Renaissance Naples is the portal to the Castel Nuovo.Francesco Laurana's double triumphal arch features scenes of a parade through the streets of the city.Abandoning the stiff, unnatural poses of the Medieval era, Laurana's sculpture looks back to classical art and motifs for inspiration.

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