Venice in Peril

In memory of

Iconostasis, Cathedral of Torcello

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.

Protestant Cemetery, Isola San Michele

Many celebrated figures are buried in the the Protestant Cemetery on the island of San Michele including the founder of Venice in Peril, Sir Ashley Clarke. Venice in Peril supported the survey in 1995 and the establishment in 2014 of an international Association (ARECSM) to carry conservation maintenance plans forward.