The Stairway Of Knowledge

Frescoes in a stairwell in the University Of Padua’s Palazzo del Bo: the student enters innocent/ignorant (hence naked) and aspires to climb the stairway of knowledge through the various faculties. The sculpture is by Arturo Martini; the muralist is Italian architect and designer Giò Ponti.
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Copyright © 2015 Extramural Activity
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text: padova Città degli affreschi

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