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.
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This very old church, commissioned by the Doge Giustiniano Partecipazio and Byzantine Emperor Leo V, houses paintings by Bellini, Tintoretto,
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