Posts Tagged ‘drawings’

Sant’Apollonia Cloister : URBIS painting and architecture in modern times.

Monday, March 21st, 2011

art_2776_XLThe ex Benedictine Monastery of Sant’Appollonia, which was built between the 12th and 13th centuries, became the domicile to the head of the clergy of the Cappella Ducale of Saint Marks Cathedral, the primicerio, in 1473.

Flemish and Dutch Drawings at the Ca’ D’Oro Palace

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

ca_doroThe Ca’ d’Oro, an ancient patrician residence of the fifteenth-century, gathers the art collection which Baron Giorgio Franchetti, who bought the building in 1894, gave to the State.
In this house, decorated with a Venetian Gothic style, through fascinating architectonical glimpses,
it is possible to admire paintings of the Venetian school among which the famous San Sebastiano by Andrea Mantegna, works of the Tuscan and the Flemish school, wonderful bronze statues and Renaissance statues as well.