Chiesa di San Sebastiano, Venice

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Discover notable works by Paolo Veronese at Chiesa di San Sebastiano, which is filled with paintings, ceiling canvases, and frescoes by the Renaissance artist. One of Venice's "plague churches" constructed to placate divine punishment sent in the form of pestilence, this structure also houses several works by Tintoretto and Titian. Its plain facade belies an abundance of artistic masterpieces inside, created by some of Italy's most celebrated painters. Pay special attention to Veronese's paintings near the altar, in which a bound Saint Sebastian confronts his tormentors. Before you leave, pay homage to Veronese by visiting his tomb, located just left of the presbytery. By using our Venice trip planning website , you can arrange your visit to Chiesa di San Sebastiano and other attractions in Venice.
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  • Big jobs at the moment, but we can still see the works of Veronese. Its colors are gorgeous, but it emerges the emotion of a Bellini, nor the drama of a Tintoretto. In conclusion, I find that it is best to decorate a villa than a church: his St Sébastien transmits not much other than a vague elegance. It is still of course interesting, too bad that the cashier is bitter: she has nothing says other than "no photo" before even that I intend to take, and by the way this is a little ridiculous because I was alone in the Church, I had paid admission, and she had no satisfactory postcard to offer me.
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  • From the San Basillio waterbus stop, head north along the canal & cross the 3rd bridge to see the stunning picture Veronese decorates this lovely ornate church  more »
  • The San Sebastiano Church has been restored in recent years. I had not seen him for 2010 and it's a revelation. It became a jewel covered with paintings by Veronese, beautifully restored. Its soil will be restored soon. She is a neat (but we go easy with the vaporetto N ° 2) and is definitely worth to spend a visit.
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  • this building is incredible. the art is spectacular. you can stay here for hours and still on see everything.
  • Under restoration but excellent ceiling frescoes by Veronese. 5€ gets you a pass for 3 local churches.
  • The Church of San Sebastiano is not on the main touristic itineraries of the city and is not often open, yet it represents an extremely fine building packed with beautiful works of art of Veronese, a very important Italian painter.
  • San Sebastiano, which is surely one of the most charming of Venetian churches, is a tribute to the genius of one man, the painter Veronese. The artist from Verona worked on the church for almost three decades of his life and in 1588 it became his place of burial.
  • Next to the university, currently under renovation.
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