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SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA
Venice, Italy
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BACKGROUND

The Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista is among the oldest and most prominent of the Venetian scuole, religious confraternities that sponsored acts of charity and were ultimately responsible for much of the city’s greatest Renaissance and Baroque artwork. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

WMF’s ten-year conservation effort at San Giovanni Evangelista began in 1969, and constituted the first and largest undertaking of the organization’s Venice Committee. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

The Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista embodies a long Venetian tradition of blended religious, secular, and civic interests all aimed at the betterment of the lives of the citizens of Venice. (...)