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
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.
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.
Cortese Antiphonal – a project to conserve the illuminated miniatures in a book of mass settings: ‘Antiphonary from Advent to Easter Saturday’, now in the Archivio Patriarcale di Venezia
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.
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
Restoration and conservation of brickwork porch and Byzantine stonecarvings on the ‘Protiro’ of the Church of the Carmini.
A late 17th century church with an aiseless nave, richly carved altars and a cycle of paintings showing the Miracles of St. Augustine