New Fortress

Art Prints

Size:
$22.92
Tom Gomez

Joined January 2008

Sizing Information

Small 15.7" x 10.5"
Medium 19.7" x 13.1"
Large 23.6" x 15.7"
X large 31.5" x 21.0"

Features

  • 100% cotton rag Giclée art prints
  • Printed on stunning 240gsm natural white archival paper with archival ink
  • The size options are exactly tailored to standard frames
  • Self frame in the blink of an eye for a perfect custom finish

Artist's Description

The New Citadel or Neo Frourio (New Fortress) is a huge complex of fortifications dominating the northeastern part of the City of Corfu on the beautiful Greek Island of Corfu. Built between 1570 – 1580, during the Venetian rule, the huge walls of the fortress dominate the landscape. Considered to be one of the most beautiful forts in the world, the underground galleries were used for shelters during World War II.

The New Citadel was until recently a restricted area due to the presence of a Naval Garrison, but old restrictions have been lifted and it is now open to the public, with tours possible through the maze of Medieval corridors and fortifications. The winged Lion of St Mark, the symbol of Venice, can be seen at regular intervals adorning the fortifications.

Corfu is the most northerly of the Grecian Ionian Islands. It is a green and beautiful place where the pace of life is not too taxing.

The Old Town of Corfu is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Camera: Sony NEX-7
Lens: Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
Handheld

Three bracketed RAWs Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

BEST VIEWED LARGER

Featured in : Greece and all things Hellenic : 6 Aug 13

Related shots can be found at Corfu or Greece or Eastern Meditteranean.

Artwork Comments

  • Ray Clarke
  • fauselr
  • Tom Gomez
  • John44
  • Tom Gomez
  • peaky40
  • Tom Gomez
  • paintingsheep
  • Tom Gomez
  • Robin Brown
  • Tom Gomez
  • Adri  Padmos
  • Tom Gomez
  • DonDavisUK
  • Tom Gomez
  • vadim19
  • Tom Gomez
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.