Early Morning at Rio Madonna dell’Orto, Cannaregio – Venice, Italy

The Madonna dell’Orto (“Madonna of the Garden”) is a church in Venice, Italy, in the sestiere of Cannaregio. Jacobo Robusti (1518 – 1594), known as Tintoretto, one of Venice most famous painter, who lived and worked just a few blocks away on the Fondamenta dei Mori, is buried with his family in the chapel to the right of the high altar. The church is rich in his works.

Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic sestieri (districts) of Venice. Both the railways station, Santa Lucia, and the bus station, Piazzale Roma, are located inside the Cannaregio. Isola di San Michele, the historic cemetery island, is associated with the district.

Early Morning at Rio Madonna dell’Orto

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Venice, Rio Madonna dell'Orto, Cannaregio
Rio Madonna dell’Orto

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Yashica FX, T-Max 400, 50mm Contax Zeiss f/1,4. – 2001

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Statue of Madonna dell’Orto

Discovered in a neighboring garden in the late 1300s and now located in the chapel of San Mauro, the statue was said to possess miraculous powers.

Statue of Madonna dell'Orto
Statue of Madonna dell’Orto

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