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.
In memory of
The marble memorial to sculptor Antonio Canova in the church of the Frari is Venice’s most striking monument from the age of neo-classicism.
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.
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.
Fourteen oil paintings showing Venetian festivals and ceremonies by Gabriele Bella, (1730-99), from the collection left to the city by Giovanni Querini in 1869.