Author: Michele Ungaro

Century: XVI°

Church: Basilica of San Pietro di Castello

DATE: XVI century

POSITION: left nave (On map n°18)

The Vendramin chapel is dedicated to Our Lady of Carmine and was requested to celebrate the patriarch Francesco Vendramin.

The architectural space was a project by Baldassare Longhena (1588-1682) and enriched by the  Allegorical Statues and by the bas-reliefs with the Triumph of the Cross and Paul V imposes the Cardinal’s cap to Francesco Vendramin, both works of Michelangelo Ungano and Melchior Barthel (1625-1672).

The altarpiece illustrating Virgin with Child and Purgative Souls is by Luca Giordano.