Located in the old church and school of the Carità, Galleria dell'Accademia building was partly built in the 12th ... More
Located in the old church and school of the Carità, Galleria dell'Accademia building was partly built in the 12th Century and finished in the 14th Century. The Academy of Fine Arts was started here by the Napoleonic government. In its 24 rooms, it displays works of Italian art, by artists such as Andrea Mantegna, Piero Della Francesca, Cosmè Tura, and Giovanni Bellini. Other artists include Giorgione, Tintoretto, Paris Bordone, and Moretto Da Brescia and lots more. Call ahead for more details.
Built by the Hermits in the 13th Century, this church has been restored several times; the present appearance is a
result of renovations in the 15th Century and works done at the beginning of the 20th Century. Inside, note ...
Following the rout of Agnadello in 1509, many people fled to the islands, fearing the arrival of the soldiers. Among
them were many Jews who opened textile and rag shops near Rialto . Problems such as the imposition of ...
The speciality here is murrine, glass jewels that are typical of Murano . The technique for making these consists of
putting together slivers of multi coloured glass, melting them down and then cutting them widthways in order to obtain ...
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