Accademia

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Accademia

(Italian akkaˈdɛmja)
n
(Placename) an art gallery in Venice housing a collection of paintings by Venetian masters from the 13th to 18th centuries. Full name: Galleria dell' Accademia
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That this new spiritual intensity of paintings such as the Crucifixion for San Nicolo dei Frari (now in the Accademia, Venice) or the Miracle of St.
As an old man's painting, The Drunkeness of Noah is as elegaic as Titian's late Pieta in the Accademia, Venice: an extraordinary painterly meditation on the frailty of the human condition and the enfeeblement of old age.
Smaller pictures, such as that of the Grand Canal (National Gallery, London), show Bellotto's debt to his maternal uncle, Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, although even by the view of the Rio dei Mediacanti (Galleria dell' Accademia, Venice) his distinct style is apparent.
As a representation of the doctrinally much less sensitive subject of the feast in the house of Levi, Veronese's richly festive painting (Accademia, Venice) was evidently still deemed to be perfectly acceptable for a convent of friars.
The arrangement, and to some extent, the modelling, of the attendant figures in the Lycurgus picture have much in common with the Christ and the Apostles that was painted by Bonifacio himself for S Maria dei Servi, and which is now in the Accademia, Venice. (3) Srylistically, however, greater parallels notably the two dimensionality of the modelling--can be found in the series of Saints executed by Bonifazio's workshop for the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi (Galleria dell'Accademia, Venice).