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Wood sculpture in Venice

Guided tour to the Frari Church and San Rocco

If you are fascinated by carved wood and the use of different woode species in the works of art, and on the other you are interested in the ways this material could be used in old buildings, this is the right itinerary for you.

The itinerary includes a visit to the Church of the Frari and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

We will talk about the role of wood in the construction of Venice, capable of supporting buildings of incredible dimensions, such as the Franciscan basilica.
We will see some masterpieces of the art of carving and inlay, such as the choir of the Frari and the wooden stalls of San Rocco, which came out of the expert hands of Francesco Pianta the Younger.
Fee: from 160 €

Tickets: Frari: € 3; Scuola Grande di San Rocco: 10 €
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