Church of Le Penitenti
The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Maria delle Penitenti, or Le Penitenti as it is locally known, was founded in the year 1763 and is a Catholic church.
Santa Maria dei Penitenti was founded in the 18th century by Santa Maria as a hospice for fallen women. The church was designed to mimic Palladio's Church of San Zitelle. The church's façade remains unfinished since its design in 1845.
Structure of Building
The image below depicts the floor plan of Le Penitenti, including the location of the Church Floor Artifacts.
- ↑ Lorenzetti, Giulio. “Venice and its Lagoon: Historical-Artistic Guide” Edizoni LINT S.R.L. Italy. 1994.
- ↑ Cotton, Jeff. “Churches of Venice” 2012. http://churchesofvenice.co.uk/index.htm