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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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I am not a religious art buff and was not familiar with the work of Veronese and this 16th century church was the perfect introduction. I found the organ particularly beautiful. The Sacristy is... more »
Four years after our first visit, this lovely church is still being renovated, But that should not detract from your visit, as there is plenty on offer to see. If you like Veronese, then this is THE..... more »
What a lovely church! In the quieter part of Venice away from the hordes of people where you can peacefully take your time and admire the art this church has to offer.
Worth a visit.
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