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Scuola di San Rocco - Venice, Italy Upper Hall Emerging again into the upper hall of the scuola, one is greeted by a large room where the paintings and wood carvings are as emotional and idiosyncratic as the architectural elements are cool and classically inspired. The paintings of the plague saints Roch on the left and Sebastian on the right are two of 25 paintings that Tintoretto created for this room's walls and ceiling, beginning in 1577. As he began his work on this room, Tintoretto pr

'Jupiter leading Venice into the Adriatic' by Tintoretto -- Doges' Palace, Venice, Italy

High Altar & Figures by Juste Le Court -- Basilica di Santa Maria Della Salute, Venice, Italy - The high altar represents the Virgin and Child in Glory with Venice kneeling on the left before them asking for relief from the plague. The plague is represented by the old woman on the right fleeing an angel brandishing a torch. San Marco stands on the left on a lion and San Lorenzo Giustiniani stands on the right. Giustiniani was the first Partriarch of the Venetian Republic. ......

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