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Saint Anthony Abbot between Saints Cornelius and Cyprian

Veronese (Paolo Caliari)

The work was executed for the high altar of the church of Sant’Antonio Abate in Torcello, which was abolished and demolished in the Napoleonic period. In the absence of documentary information, the painting was dated on the basis of a stylistic analysis and it was assigned to the period between 1565 and 1571.

The recent restoration has permitted a recovery of the vibrant tone of the original colours, removing any remaining doubts as to the authorship of the painting.

Download hi-res image TITLE Saint Anthony Abbot between Saints Cornelius and Cyprian
AUTHOR Veronese (Paolo Caliari)
DATE 1565-1571
OBJECT TYPE AND MATERIAL Oil on canvas
DIMENSIONS cm 270 × 180
INVENTORY 150
ROOM IX
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