Following the good advice of comments on my blog, I set off to the Arsenale by way of the Chiesa della Madonna dell’Orto. This is not logical, I know, but I was intrigued by the idea of seeing works in their original setting. I passed S. Giovanni Crisostomo, by Mauro Coducci. Early morning mass was about to begin:-
Then, through Cannareggio to the church of Madonna dell’Orto, rather remote, a Gothic barn, with grand Tintorettos in the apse and, on the right, a very beautiful altarpiece of Saint John the Baptist and other saints (c.1495), still in its original (stone) frame:-
I hopped on a vaporetto to the Arsenale, the end of the tour.