"Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go." − Truman Capote
Join us on this tour of the esteemed Venice Accademia Gallery to experience the treasures Venetian art of the 14th−18th century. Historically, Venetian art is quite distinctive because of its isolated geographical location away from outside influences. The Accademia Gallery originally was an art school and just like its students, we will learn about the art in chronological fashion beginning in the 14th century. How long is Veronese’s The Last Supper (it was one of the longest of the 16th century)?
Founded in 1750 by the Venetian Senate as Venice's school of architecture, painting, and sculpture, today the Accademia Gallery is the home of the most adored Venetian art of the 14th−18th centuries. Our guide will illustrate the vivid history of Venetian art through the centuries. Our Presto guide brings you the opportunity to come face-to-face with some of the most famous masterpieces discuss including Giorgione's Tempest, Paolo Veneziano's Coronation of the Virgin Mary, Veronese's The Last Supper, Tintoretto's Camerlenghi, Mantegna's St. George and lots more!