The storms and flooding in November 2019 damaged the exterior of the church. In particular the windows in the south of the church were further weakened by the strong winds and began leaking rain.
A joint project financed by Venice in Peril, the American-Italy Society, Save Venice, Italiano per Venezia and the Dutch and Austrian Committees
The iconostasis – a screen with icons between sanctuary and nave – is richly expressive of Veneto-Byzantine tradition. The stonework dates to 1100 and the paintings to the early 15C.
Launched after the disastrous series of Acque Alte in November 2019. By March 2020, supporters of Venice in Peril Fund had helped us raise more than £150,000 towards three new projects.
The First World War Memorial doors of Venice’s Anglican Church were cast from British cannon in the Arsenale foundry in the 1920s.
Cleaning and consolidation of three Byzantine reliefs and a Renaissance holy water stoup, in Cappella Zen, adjoining the narthex of Basilica of San Marco
A series of seven manuscript choir books with mass settings from the 16th-18th centuries, from the Cappella Ducale of San Marco. Conserved 2016, now in the Archivio Patriarcale.
In memory of Carla Thorneycroft DBE, 1914-2007, a Venetian by birth who played a key role in the early years of Venice in Peril Fund.
Spectacularly sited but vulnerable 16th-century chapel on the cemetery island of San Michele involved the overhaul of 19th-century restorations and was a long and difficult project which took place between 2001-06.
Painting conservation, 1512