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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari - Venice, Italy - Doge Giovanni Pesaro Monument - Angry Slave

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Venice - Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

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Pesaro Slaves -- Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice, Italy - On the lower register of the monument we find some symbolic contradictions. On the one hand, there are images of death. Yet the massive slaves, although they are captives, are powerful life forces. The monument was designed by Baldassare Longhena. A German sculptor, Melchior Barthel, carved most of the marble figures.

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari - Venice, Italy Doge Giovanni Pesaro Monument - Slave in Agony About to burst from the strain of bearing the weight of the monument this man stares out in agony. Is he resigned to his fate? Does he have any choice? Did he have a life before this one? The architect was Baldassare Longhena. The sculptor was Melchior Barthel.

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Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari - Venice, Italy - The bronze crucifix over the entryway to the choir is by the great Florentine sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio. His works are rare in Venice. Their presence indicates the great respect the Venetians had for him. Native-born artists working in Venice were held to be the most important artists of their day. For an outsider to gain the Venetians' respect was somewhat unusual. However the presence of artworks by outside artists could also..........

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