S. Giorgio Maggiore

Of course, there is much else to see in S. Giorgio besides Sean Scully’s fine exhibition.The beautiful austerity of Palladio’s façade with statuary by Giulio del Moro:-

Inside, there is a fifteenth-century wooden crucifix which spurts blood on feast days:-

I noticed two statuettes on the balustrade dividing the choir from the chancel. They are by Niccoló Roccatagliata of 1593:-

I couldn’t resist going up the tower to see Venice laid out below, including a good view of Il Redentore:-

Some more miscellaneous pieces of stone carving which I haven’t been able to identify:-

And the monastic garden with chickens beyond:-


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