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Church of San Sebastiano

Campo di S. Sebastiano, Dorsoduro - 30123 Venezia

Its contents make the church of San Sebastiano one of the centres of Venetian art, conserving an extraordinary body of works by Paolo Caliari, better known as Veronese.
The confraternity of Gerolimine fathers founded the church in the XV century, and in 1506, a series of alterations, under the league of Antonio Abbondi, known as Scarpagnino, gave the building its present appearance: a single interior nave preceded by an atrium and raised choir culminating in an apsidal presbytery under a cupola.

As mentioned, what counts here is not so much the architecture, but rather Paolo Veronese's series of paintings; undoubtedly the most important collection of paintings that he completed in his entire life. In the sacristy there are other works worthy of note, including pieces by Jacopo Tintoretto and Bonifacio de' Pitati; whilst in the church you can see Titian's St. Nicolas (1563) and other works by Paris Bordone, Jacopo Sansovino, Palma il Giovane and Alessandro Vittoria.

Opening times
Monday from 10:30 am to 4 pm (last admission 3:45 pm)
from Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 am - 4:30 pm (last admission 4:15 pm)
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Tel:+39 0412750462
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