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Scuola Grande di San Rocco

Category: Monuments + Museums

San Polo, 3052, Venice, 30125


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Scuola Grande di San Rocco (Confraternity of St. Roch) | Museum/Attraction Review | Venice | Frommers.com
Jacopo Robusti (1518-94), called Tintoretto because his father was a dyer, was a devout, unworldly man who only traveled once beyond Venice. His epic canvasses are filled with phantasmagoric light and intense, mystical spirituality. This museum is a dazzling monument to his work -- it holds the larg...

Scuola Grande di San Rocco (church, Venice, Italy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
In May 1564 the councillors of the Scuola Grande di S. Rocco decided to have the Sala dell'Albergo decorated with paintings, in place of the movable decorations used during feast days. S. Rocco (St. Roch) is the protector against plagues; the numerous epidemics of that period had given new impetus t...

Scuola Grande di San Rocco (Confraternity of St. Roch), Venice Attractions : Reviews and Location of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco (Confraternity of St. Roch) - MSN Travel Destinations
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco | Venice Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
The Brotherhood of San Rocco grew up around a French-born medical student who renounced career and wealth to make a pilgrimage to Italy. He dedicated himself to helping plague sufferers and in the process became infected. Legend says that he hid in a forest, and each day a dog brought him bread unti...

Been There | Tips | Scuola Grande di San Rocco
If you want to see art in Venice, it doesn't come any better than this. Tintoretto's painting of the crucifixion literally took my breath away. This has been described as the Venice equivalent of the Sistine Chapel in Rome and I wouldn't disagree. It is a real tour de force by Tintoretto and shouldn...

Scuola Grande di San Marco - Save Venice
When the Scuola Grande di San Marco was half finished, perhaps due to pressure exerted by certain more influential brethren, the Scuola summoned Pietro Lombardo's principal competitor, architect Mauro Codussi, to complete the project. Codussi finished the upper zone of the fac¸ade around 1495.&...

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