(b. 1472, Venezia, d. 1526, Capodistria)
Crucifixion and Apotheosis of the Ten Thousand Martyrs1515
Oil on canvas
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
This is one of the last works entirely by Carpaccio. The painting divides critics: some see it as little more than a virtuoso exercise, while other praise it for its great breadth and spectacular effects.