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Verona, Church of San Zeno Maggiore, study of west front and detail of arcading

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Northern Italian Sketchbook - 11th-14th June 1891 - : Mackintosh described San Zeno as "a very beautiful example of Italian gothic brick & stone work, some of it very early" (Diary', 11 June). Although the building originated in the fifth century, the predominantly Romanesque features of this Benedictine church mostly date from the twelfth, with a crypt and polygonal g…