Built in the 9th century, this church has a 16th-century façade by Sansovino. On the portal there is the portrait of ... More
Chiesa di San Zulian
Built in the 9th century, this church has a 16th-century façade by Sansovino. On the portal there is the portrait of Tommaso Rangone, a benefactor of the church and the first ordinary man to be portrayed in a Venetian church. Due to the work of Sansovino and Alessandro Vittoria, its style today is late Renaissance. A window by Serlio adorns the front of the church, while inside there are numerous paintings by Palma il Giovane.
It is not known for certain who made the mid 14th century Golden Altar Piece. It is a masterpiece of
engraving that uses Byzantine ancient enamels, which originate from the pillage of Byzantium in 1204. The Treasure of San ...
The Piazza San Marco is one of the most beautiful squares in the world, overlooking the water and surrounded by
the marble buildings of the Basilica of San Marco, the Doges Palace, the Procuratie, the bell tower, and the ...
This very old church, commissioned by the Doge Giustiniano Partecipazio and Byzantine Emperor Leo V, houses paintings by Bellini, Tintoretto,
Palma il Giovane, and Alessandro Vittoria. It was started by Antonio Gambello and finished by Mauro Codussi, who was ...
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