Example sentences for: padua

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  • •1305Giotto paints Padua Chapel

  • Local master artist Tintoretto (1518–1594) won a competition to create for the hall some 50 paintings (the largest collection of his work anywhere) over a period of 23 years, a series comparable in grandeur to Giotto’s frescoes in Padua’s Scrovegni Chapel or Florence’s Brancacci chapel by Masaccio.

  • An autostrada and easy train service link Venice to Padua, Vicenza, and Verona for those in a hurry, but others should take the charming back roads; this is one of Italy’s principal wine growing regions outside of Tuscany’s Chianti area.

  • Behind him is Padua’s great site of pilgrimage, the 13th- and 14th-century Basilica of Sant’Antonio, the city’s protector simply known as II Santo, built in honor of the Portuguese-born Franciscan monk who died in Padua in 1231.

  • When Venetian aristocrats gave up the high seas for a more leisurely life on the land, they built Palladian Renaissance villas and extravagantly frescoed Baroque country houses on the banks of the Brenta Canal between Venice and Padua.

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