After a £55,000 Appeal the conservation of the Nativity Triptych in the Accademia Galleries began in late 2019 and continued through 2020.
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.
Twenty sketchbooks by Ippolito Caffi illustrating memorable scenes of his travels are being conserved and will return to permanent display at the Correr Museum later in 2019.
Ahead of a major restoration of Tintoretto’s magnificent ceiling at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice in Peril funded the preparatory surveys which will be the key interactive information resource for the conservation.
When the Accademia Galleries mounted a campaign to reassemble the lost ceiling of Ca’ Corner Spinelli, Venice in Peril helped acquire the ‘Hope’ and ‘Faith’ panels.
Grafitti drawn by quarantined crews and merchants in the Tezon Grande, the great warehouse, on the island of the Lazzaretto Nuovo in the northern lagoon.
Painting conservation, 1512
After the 1996 fire the auditorium chandelier was reproduced to original designs, lunettes over the water-gate restored and orchestral instruments replaced.
A late 17th century church with an aiseless nave, richly carved altars and a cycle of paintings showing the Miracles of St. Augustine
Two 17th century statues flanking the altar of the Scuola dei Carmini were conserved in 1998, whilst the confraternity itself restored the altar. In 2001 Venice in Peril joined with the Italian government to fund the restoration of the altar’s ceiling fresco by Sebastiano Ricci.