november 21st on the occasion of celebration of Madonna della Salute, the churches of San Polo and Santa Maria del Giglio will be open only for worship. The Church of Gesuati wiil be open from 10.30am to 12.00 am only for worship.
DATE: 1470 POSITION: apse - left of the triumphant arch (n°15 on the map) METHOD: sculpture MATERIAL: marble
The triumphant arch, leading to the presbytery, is held up by two square pillars and decorated in a classical floral pattern, typical from the XV century. On the top, the broad arch is flanked by two sculptures: the Proclaimed Virgin Mary on the left and theAnnounciation Angel on the right. The inner side of the arch is, on the other hand, decorated with bas relief sections that depict the images of The Prophets.
The structure in general is attributed to Pietro Lombardo, during his intervention on Saint Giobbe, in 1470.