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: XVIII century POSITION: left side of the sacristy MEASUREMENT:150 x 100 cm METHOD: oil painting
The painting is located between the large window and the Martyrdom of Saint Ursicino, the title and attribution are uncertain, although the eighteenth century style of a Venetian school is recognizable.
The painting describes the event of a woman and two young men presented as suppliants to an imposing figure of a Roman soldier which is probabily the emperor. On the left there is a strange scene of a centurion falling from a horse, whose connection to the main scene is unclear.