Scuola Dalmata di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni, Venice
calle dei Furlani, Venice 30122
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This was built at the end of the 15th Century, and was restored in the middle of the 16th Century. The school is dedicated to ... More
Scuola Dalmata di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni
This was built at the end of the 15th Century, and was restored in the middle of the 16th Century. The school is dedicated to the Dalmati, a fundamental component of the Republic; and the name comes from Schiavonia, as Dalmazia was once called. The Schiavoni were devoted to St George, St Tryphon and St Jerome. It contains a famous cycle dedicated to the life of St George, which was painted by Vittore Carpaccio over five years. The iconoclastic works of Augusto Gentili are fundamental to understanding the building.
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 ...
San Polo and Santa Margherita are the largest piazzas in Venice. Coming from San Tomà the church is barely visible
and the bell tower, detached from the building, is visible from the other side of the three meter wide ...
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 ...
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