(d. 1409, active in Emilia)

Tomb of Doge Antonio Venier

after 1400
Marble and Istrian stone
Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice

Antonio Venier (c. 1330-1400) was a Doge of Venice reigning from October 1382 to his death. He was interred in the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, a traditional burial place of the doges.

The tomb of Doge Antonio Venier contains the Madonna and Saints (height c. 180 cm), the recumbent Doge on the elaborate sarcophagus, and Virtues (height c. 80 cm), in the five lower niches.

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