Peter Ackroyd has written (Venice: Pure City, Vintage Books, 2010), that "there has been a continuing association between Venice and the mirror".
|View of Venice|
|View of Grand Canal|
Nineteenth century American writer W. D. Howells wrote of Venice: "Never did a city seem so dream-like and unreal".
|Portrait of Liz|
Rilke agreed: "this dream like city."
|At the Biennale|