(b. 1548, Venezia, d. 1628, Venezia)
The Martyrdom of St Lawrence1581-82
Oil on canvas, 283 x 490 cm
San Giacomo dall'Orio, Venice
The inevitable second act in the Tridentine decoration features martyrdom. The public setting is prominent in a rather unsuccessful horizontal configuration with predictable interminglings of Venetian and Roman mannerism.