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The Fall of Manna

Author: Giuseppe Angeli
Century: XVIII°
DATE: 1722-23  POSITION: presbytery - right wall at the center (on map n°16)  METHOD: oil painting

The canvases depicting the Twelve Apostles, that adorn the  presbytery's side walls, were realised thanks to a request left in the noble Andrea Stazio's will. 

There were different artists involved for the completion of these paintings, therefore, the series turns out to be a compilation of Venetian paintings from the beginning eighteenth-century.

The works were placed in plaster frames embellished with flowers and small angels, extending onto the walls to create a seamless decorative effect.

Housed in a larger frame in the center of the walls are two narrations: The Falling of Manna and The Sacrifice of Moses,  placed in line with the Blessed altar and both have an Eucharistic theme.
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