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Churches >  Church of Santo Stefano
Memorial to Antonio Zorzi

Author: Workshop of Alessadro Vittoria
Century: XVI°
DATE: 1588 ca. - POSITION: opposite of the façade (on map n°85) METHOD: sculpture - MATERIAL: marble

The Antonio Zorzi memorial is located to the right of the main entrance and symmetrically positioned in respect to the sepulchre of Jacopo Suriano.

Since the foundation of the church, the Santo Stefano altar has been placed here, in which at a later period, the noble famiy Zorzi was given permission use it and Antonio arranged to be buried here as stated in his will of 1561, by allocating the sum of five hundred ducats. At the moment of his death the previous altar was destroyed to make way for the new memorial, as per his testamentary request, close to that of Suriano.
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