The Venetian School of Color: Frari and San Rocco

The Venetian School of Color: Frari and San Rocco

This private Venice art tour is aimed at art lovers through a visit to the Frari church and school of San Rocco, with work by Titian and Tintoretto.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, the main Venetian Franciscan church
  • Admire the masterpieces by Venetian painters such as Bellini’s Sacra Conversazione, Titian’s Assumption of the Virgin, and works by Donatello, Veneziano, and Vivarini
  • Visit the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, the former seat of a religious brotherhood, and marvel at an unforgettable collection of paintings by Tintoretto
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Venice Art Tour: Renaissance Masters from Titian to Tintoretto

If you’re an art lover with a penchant for the Italian Renaissance era, this Venice art tour is for you! With your own English-speaking guide, you’ll visit the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari where you’ll have the opportunity to admire great works by masterful Venetian painters. You’ll also learn about conditions in 15th- and 16th-century Italy in order to help you place these magnificent works in their historical, political, and social context. Next, you’ll visit the Scuola Grande di San Rocco which was founded by an affluent and prestigious religious brotherhood in the 15th century. Here, you’ll see spectacular religious images intended to educate on both the intellectual and moral levels. Jacopo Tintoretto’s genius is on full display here in an unforgettable collection that he painted over the course of his 25-year collaboration with the Scuola.

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Duration

3 hours

Includes

All entrance fees, English speaking licensed guide

Excludes

Transportation

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