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Churches >  Church of Sant'Alvise
Snatching the Body of Saint Mark (1° particular)

Author: Pietro Muttoni
Century: XVII°
DATE: XVII century  POSITION: right wall (on map n° 5)  METHOD: oil painting

The two paintings were used as models for the mosaics on the   Basilica of St Mark's façade, between 1669 and 1674. Redentore among Saints Peter and Paul by Antonio Zanchi is placed between the two paintings.

This painting illustrates Saracen king's men, horrified by pork meat, refusing to inspect the basket.

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