This stunning building was built during the Renaissance period, but displays traces of successive interventions up until the ... More
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
This stunning building was built during the Renaissance period, but displays traces of successive interventions up until the Baroque period. Scuola Grande di San Rocco is often used as a concert hall, and is next to the San Rocco Church with which it is often mistaken. It is dedicated to Rocco, who cured the sick during the 14th-century plague. The interior decoration of the school was entrusted to Jacopo Tintoretto, whose works, such as the Allegories, Life and Passion of Christ, and episodes from the Old and New Testaments can be admired. Among the most famous displays are The Annuciation, The Epiphany, and The Flight to Egypt. It is open throughout the year except for a few occasions.
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 ...
Built at the end of the 14th Century, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista is instantly eye catching because of
the large front entrance, which opens into a small courtyard. The construction is a mix of styles from 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 ...