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.
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
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.
The rare surviving Veneto-Byzantine church of San Nicolo dei Mendicoli with its richly ornate interior, has been associated with Venice in Peril since 1972. After damaging flooding in 2019, a further project of flood defence is being funded by the Acqua Alta 2019 Appeal.
A small Renaissance church on the Zattere where VIP conserved the coffered painted ceiling containing 58 roundels with patriarchs, prophets and martyrs. The Magistrato alle Acque paid for the roof repairs and the Australian Committee for fresco conservation and the Pentecost altarpiece.
Painted in 1587, for the main altar of the original 13th century church of San Pantalon and thought to be Veronese’s last work, it shows the saint healing a boy.
Painted panels showing two pairs of saints for the inside and outside of the organ shutters of San Bartolomeo a Rialto by Sebastiano del Piombo 1510-11.