Venice & the Veneto (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

By Brenda Birmingham

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Map 2 D4. Tel 041 781 111. four Ponte Guglie. ¢ maintenance in development. name forward. The Labias have been a prosperous relations of retailers from Catalonia who obtained their means into the Venetian patriciate in 1646. in the direction of the tip of the century they outfitted their prestigious palace at the large Cannaregio Canal, with regards to its junction with the Grand Canal. In 1745–50 the ballroom used to be frescoed via Giambattista Tiepolo. The splendidly painted scenes are taken from the lifetime of Cleopatra however the atmosphere is Venice, and the queen’s dresses is that of a 16th-century noble girl.

G R A N D C A N A L sixty three CANALETTO Antonio Canale (Canaletto) (1697–1768) is better recognized for his vedute or perspectives of Venice. He studied in Rome, yet lived the following for many of his lifestyles. certainly one of his consumers used to be Joseph Smith (see below). unfortunately there are only a few of his work left on view within the urban. Palazzo Sagredo handed from the Morosini to the Sagredo family members within the early 18th century. The façade indicates features of either Veneto-Byzantine and Gothic kinds. Palazzo Foscarini was once the house of Marco Foscarini, a diplomat, orator and pupil who rose to the placement of doge in 1762.

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Within the upstairs rooms are many nice photographs. one of the Gothic altarpieces from neighborhood church buildings is Hans Memling’s Crucifixion (1468–70), the relevant panel of a triptych whose aspect panels are actually in manhattan. within the later rooms are newly wiped clean works by means of the neighborhood artist Bartolomeo Montagna (c. 1450–1523), together with his striking Virgin Enthroned with baby, St John the Baptist and Saints Bartholomew, Augustine and Sebastian. R Santa Corona This amazing Gothic church used to be inbuilt 1261 to deal with a thorn from Christ’s Crown of Thorns, donated through Louis IX of France.

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