Venice: IL Gesuati (Frontpage)
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Il Gesuati faces south along the
Canal della Giudecca. Il Gesuati is a 18th century Renaissance church which
began 1726. It is also known as "Santa Maria dei Rosario".
The church was constructed over the remains of a Dominican church. Dedicated
to the Rosary, on the ceilings is a glorification of the Rosary by Tiepolo.
There is also the Tintoretto’s ‘Crucifixion’ in the third chapel as well
as paintings by Piazetta.
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