Author: Pietro Muttoni known as Pietro della Vecchia
Church: Church of Sant’Alvise
DATE: XVII century
POSITION: right wall (on map n° 5)
METHOD: oil painting
The two paintings were used as models for the mosaics on the Basilica of St Mark’s façade, between 1669 and 1674. Redentore among Saints Peter and Paul by Antonio Zanchi is placed between the two paintings.
This painting illustrates Saracen king’s men, horrified by pork meat, refusing to inspect the basket.