Venice in Peril


Celestial globe, Vincenzo Coronelli, 1693

A celestial globe made by the Venetian cosmographer Vincenzo Coronelli modelled on those he built for Louis XIV, built in Venice with engravings by Jean-Baptiste Nolin, 1693.

Trinity Wellhead, Archivio di Stato

To mark Venice in Peril’s half century we are launching an Appeal to fund the conservation of the early 18th-century ‘Trinita’ wellhead in the great cloister of the Archvio di Stato

50th Anniversary Appeal

Venice in Peril Fund celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2021. It was founded in 1971, following on from the work of the Italian Art and Archives Rescue Fund that had initially been set up after the 1966 floods which ravaged both Florence and Venice.