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Venetian art from 16th century at Ringling Museum

December 14, 2012 • Entertainment


This undated image released by Ringling Museum shows Paolo Veronese’s “Martyrdom and Last Communication of Saint Lucy.” Veronese captured 16th century Venice in all of its glory: rich people in sumptuous clothing, stunning architecture and vibrant colors. More than 70 of his works are on display at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla. The special exhibit runs through April 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ringling Museum)

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Artist Paolo Veronese captured 16th century Venice in all of its glory: rich people in sumptuous clothing, stunning architecture and vibrant colors.

More than 70 of his works are on display at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. The special exhibit — all curated from North American museums — opened Dec. 7 and runs through April 14, 2013.

Veronese, who was 60 when he died in 1588, is of special significance to the museum. His Login to read more

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