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The Italian Renaissance

In 1650 Palladio received his first commission for a work in Venice proper: completion of the refectory for the Benedictine monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore. Other religious structures in Venice were then given to him, including the cloister of the monastery of S. M. della Carita (now the Accademia Museum) and the facade of the church of S. Francesco della Vigna. His Venetian works culminated in three churches: S. Giorgio Maggiore, Il Redentore and "Le Zitelle" (S. M. della Presentazione). (Another Palladian church, S. Lucia, was razed in the mid-nineteenth century to make way for the railroad station). Surprisingly, despite numerous efforts, Palladio never received any secular commissions in the city of Venice (Palladio...

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