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Venice Art Tour: Tintoretto and Titian San Rocco and Frari

Venice Tintoretto and Titian Private Tour for Art Lovers
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Duration 3 hours
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Cultural Tours
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Private walking tour in Venice with your own expert guide in San Polo district, the smallest district in one of the oldest areas of Venice close to Grand Canal, here you will have the opportunity to admire the masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance, the artworks of Tintoretto and Titian visiting Frari Church and San Rocco School.

With your private guide from your hotel in Venice city center you will enjoy of a walking tour focused on the San Polo area where these two important artists have lived in Venice.

The Frari Church, one of the largest in Venice, originally designed by Canova and built between 1250 and 1396, houses numerous works such as paintings, sculptures and monuments by great artists of the Venetian Renaissance.

interesting to see are two great works of arts of Titian: the Assumption of the Virgin that is largest altarpiece in Venice and the Pesaro Madonna, whose uniqueness lies in the fact that for the first time the Madonna was placed on a painting in an angular rather than central position.

Other works of art hosted in the Frari Church are the statue of John the Baptist that is the first documented work by Donatello in Venice and very important are the funeral monument to Titian in the right nave and the funeral monument of Canova, originally designed by Canova himself for Titian, in the left nave.

The Scuola di San Rocco, one of the most interesting and best preserved buildings in Venice at the end of the fifteenth century, was built to house a lay confraternity and the building took its name from San Rocco, protector of the city against the plague.

The School of San Rocco is also named the Sistine Chapel of Venice thanks to the hosting of a huge collection of spectacular paintings by Tintoretto depicts both the life of the Virgin Mary and Old Testament scenes.
More of 50 canvases - teleri - depicting religious scenes, one of the most precious is considered the enormous Crucifixion started and finished by Tintoretto in 1565.

Your private guided tour also includes a walk to discover the Venetian district of San Polo renowned for its herb and fish market, for the numerous artisan shops and for the Bacari which serve the typical Cicchetti (Venetian snacks) paired with local wine or Spritz (a successful Venetian aperitif).




HIGHLIGHTS:
•    3 hours tour with your exclusive expert guide
•    The masterpieces of Tintoretto at San Rocco School
•    The largest altarpiece in Venice at Frari Church painted by Titian
•    Discover the quarter of San Polo, the ancient commercial area of Venice

 

 

DETAILS

 

Duration:
3 hours

Start Time Private Tour:
Morning Tour or Afternoon Tour

Meeting Point:
In San Polo district area - meeting point will be communicate with reconfirmation

Inclusion:
3 hour with private expert and licensed guide

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional),
Admission fees to churches and museums:
- Frari Church: (payable locally)
- School of San Rocco: (payable locally)

Notes:
More of 6 persons rates on request.

 


F.A.Q.


  • What art is at the Frari Church in Venice?


The Church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice is home to several remarkable works of art, including:

"The Assumption of the Virgin" by Titian: This monumental altarpiece is one of Titian's most celebrated masterpieces, depicting the Virgin Mary ascending into Heaven surrounded by a host of angels.

"The Pesaro Madonna" by Titian: Another notable painting by Titian, this altarpiece portrays the Madonna and Child with St. Peter, St. Francis, and the donor, Jacopo Pesaro, kneeling at the bottom of the composition.

"St. John the Baptist Preaching" by Giovanni Bellini: This painting is located in the sacristy of the church and depicts St. John the Baptist preaching to a crowd in a lush landscape.

Monument to Doge Giovanni Pesaro by Antonio Canova: This impressive neoclassical monument honors Doge Giovanni Pesaro and features a reclining figure of the doge atop a pedestal adorned with bas-reliefs.

These are just a few highlights of the rich collection of art housed within the Frari Church. The church also contains numerous other paintings, sculptures, and architectural elements that contribute to its significance as a cultural and artistic landmark in Venice.

 

 

 



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