October traveling exhibition concluded at Charlotte, N.
History The church was erected by the now-defunct religious order the "Humiliati" in the midth century, under the direction of Tiberio da Parma, who is buried in the interior.
It was initially dedicated to St. Christopher, patron saint of travellers, but its popular name suggesting consecration to Holy Virgin comes from the following century, when an allegedly miraculous statue of the Madonna, commissioned for the Church of S.
Maria Formosa but rejected, was brought to the Church from the nearby orchard orto in Italian where it had languished. The church lay on weak foundations and in a restoration project was financed by the city's Maggior Consiglio.
The Humiliati, due to their "depraved customs", were ousted in and the Madonna dell'Orto was assigned to the congregation of Canons Regular of San Giorgio in Alga. The latter order was suppressed inand the following year the Church and convent annexed were handed over to Cistercians of Lombardy.
In the church came under public administration. Restoration was begun under Austrian rule in the s and finished inby which time Venice had become part of the unified Kingdom of Italy. The two side sections have quadruple mullioned windows, while the central has a large rose window.
The portal is surmounted by a pointed arch with white stone decorations portraying, on the summit, St. Under is a tympanum, in porphyry, supported by circular pilaster strips.
The whole is included into a porch with Corinthian columns. The upper central section is decorated by small arches and bas-reliefs with geometrical motifs. The upper sides have instead twelve niches each, containing statues of the Apostles.
Five other Gothic niches are in the central section, with 18th-century statues representing Prudence, Charity, Faith, Hope and Temperance, taken from the demolished church of Santo Stefano. Interior The interior has a nave and two aisles, with double-framed pointed arches supported by Greek marble columns.
The transept is absent, while in the rear is a pentagonal apse decorated by paintings by Jacobo Robusti, known as Tintoretto, who is buried here.
The organ over the entrance was built inand is one of the most powerful in Venice. Other works by Tintoretto in the church include a Presentation in the Temple South aisle, close to the East endAdoration of the Golden Calf, Last Judgement both in the apse, either side of the main altar and the Four Cardinal Virtues in the upper storey of the apse, behind the altarall from to Presentation of Virgin at Temple —Tintoretto.
Justice and Temperance, half-dome of apse: Decollation of St Paul —right side of apse, Tintoretto Above:The Last Communion of Saint Jerome, early s The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Related Artists View All.
Giovanni Bellini, Madonna and Child (ca. ), Tempera on panel, 84 × 64 cm. Home. Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow. Go to Giovanni Bellini’s Artist Page. Born in , Neri di Bicci inherited from his father, Bicci di Lorenzo (), and grandfather, Lorenzo di Bicci (ca.
d decade, 15th century), one of the most successful and longest continually operative commercial workshops in Florence. Lorenzo Monaco, born Piero di Giovanni Madonna with Child, quarter of century, oil on wood, MATTEO DI Giovanni, Madonna col Bambino e due Angeli, originally in the Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Percenna See more.
History of Painting, Renaissance Art. Madonna and Child with Saints Kansas City, Mo., , p. , states that the figure of the Madonna recurs in two other works by Giovanni di Paolo: in the "Madonna and Child Between Saints Jerome and Augustine" in the Nelson-Atkins, and as the figure of Saint Ursula at the far right of a triptych of the Madonna and Child in the Pinacoteca.
Madonna and Child Enthroned, by Saint Cecilia Master (3) Painting Madonna and Child in Glory, by Garofalo (6) Madonna and Child with Angels, by Giovanni Antonio Sogliani (2) Saint John the Baptist, by Caravaggio (1) Saint Mathew and the Angel, by Caravaggio (2).
Detail from Vittore di Matteo Belliniano, Portrait of a Man (Giovanni Bellini) Musée Condé, Chantilly Saint Jerome reading in a Landscape. Giovanni Bellini. about Painting The Agony in the Garden.
Giovanni Bellini. about Painting The Assassination of Saint Peter Martyr.