Construction of this church started at the end of the 14th Century by the Dominican friars. It was completed at the beginning ... More
Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo
Construction of this church started at the end of the 14th Century by the Dominican friars. It was completed at the beginning of the 15th Century. The remains of 25 chief magistrates are buried here. The sepulchral monuments are in the care of the Lombardi family. The monuments of Nicolo Marcello, Pietro Lombardo and Pietro Mocenigo are masterpieces by the same sculptor, whose works occupy the whole left side of the entrance. Also impressive is the monument erected in the honor of Andrea Vendramin, and the paintings by Veronese and Piazzetta.
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 ...
There is little more than this church on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The Benedictine Convent Church was built
at the beginning of the year 1000, and was redesigned by Andrea Palladio in 1566. Its interior, which receives ...
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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