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Santa Maria della Salute

Identification

Santa Maria della Salute
110970

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • The interior is graced with many paintings, including works by Titian and Tintoretto.
  • Santa Maria della Salute was commissioned in 1630 by the Venetian Senate as thanks to the Virgin Mary for stopping a plague which had killed nearly a third of Venice's 150,000 inhabitants.
  • The church is built on an octagonal plan surmounted by a large dome. The main facade faces the Grand Canal.

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Location

Fondamenta delle Dogana alle Salute
Venice
Veneto
Italy

Technical Data

1631
1682

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