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Oratorio dei Crociferi

Oratorio dei Crociferi

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The Oratory of the Crociferi is an emblematic example of connection between art and assistance, work of a culture that was very sensitive to material needs as much as to spiritual ones.

Considered their vision, the ancient benefactors had decided to celebrate with canvases by Jacopo Palma the Younger the story of who had commissioned that structure through a serie of paintings representing even the simple life of the adjacent hospice.

The paintings can be divided into three categories: some related to the history of the Crociferi and to their hospital in Venice, others that refer to the function of the Oratory as a chapel of a hospital and finally those relating to the liturgical character typical of the chapels of that time. The paintings depict the patrons, monks and poor women hosted by the property.

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Friday, February 5, 2016 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
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Price: 
Paid admission

Open only on reservation
For the months of March and April, The Oratorio dei Crociferi will closed

Contacts:

Scala Contarini del Bovolo
Venezia, San Marco 4299
Corte Contarini del Bovolo
30124 Venezia
Tel. +39 041 3096605
Info: cultura@fondazioneveneziaservizi.it

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