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Chiesa di San Domenico, Chioggia
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  • Absolutely to visit the Church of San Domenico, to watch from behind the altar, the crucifix and the facial expression that changes depending on the angle of view. Present in the Church works of Carpaccio and Tintoretto.
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  • Originally San Domenico was the Church of the convent of the friars preachers, arrived in Melbourne in the early 13th century. Of the old church remains, today, only the Bell Tower in Romanesque style, the Church was, however, completely rebuilt during the 18th century. Inside there is a beautiful 14th-century crucifix, considered miraculous, from popular devotion: the particularity of this carving is the fact that if you look at Christ, from left, his face is marked by pain and agony; If you look at it from the right facial features are pervaded by the serenity of death. Particularly interesting and noteworthy are also some paintings, like "San Paolo" by Vittore Carpaccio and the "Pietà with Saints" by Leandro da Bassano. Impressive, in its simplicity of expression, the collection of "tolele", painted wooden tablets, which the sailors of Chioggia used to have as a votive.
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  • Through the masonry bridge built over the Canal, you reach the small island on which stands the Church of San Domenico. Founded in the 13th century. Inside the Church we can admire paintings by artistic value, such as the Sao Paulo, last signed work of the painter Vittore Carpaccio (1520). There you can also admire the agony in the garden (above the door) by Alvise dal Friso, paintings depicting the battle against the Albigensians of Pietro Damini, and finally a great composition with Saints attributed to Jacopo Tintoretto. The high altar stands the magnificent wooden Christ almost four metres, you can admire passing behind the altar and focusing our gaze on the face of Christ is the dual perception of warn, in different positions, the face of a "dead" and set a "dying". To visit the Council.
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