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
Eighteenth century marionettes from the collections of Ca’ Goldoni, house museum of the celebrated Venetian playwright Carlo Goldoni
Conservation of fifteen bound volumes of the campaign dispatches of one of Venice’s great commanders, Francesco Morosini, marking the 400th anniversiry of his birth.
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.
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.
An enabling project ahead of a major €1million restoration to fund urgent work to the monumental staircase, built by Mauro Codussi in 1498, which was pulling away from the rest of the building.
The conservation of the Renaissance doorway and rose window was funded by Martin Randall Travel after a festival in the adjacent Scuola di San Rocco in 2001-02.
The earliest free-standing equestrian sculpture in Venice, commemorating the condottiere Paolo Savelli, who died of plague in 1405, during the siege of Padua.