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Tomb of General Jacopo Marcello

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Tomb of General Jacopo Marcello

Basilica dei Frari Tomb of General Jacopo MarcelloJacopo Marcello was general captain of the Venetian fleet, and lost his life during the war of Gallipoli. The statue of the captain is placed over the elegant urn with floral scrolls and is flanked by two putti holding the coats of arms of his family. The urn is supported by three telamons and placed in a marble oval.

  • Artwork: Monument to Jacopo Marcello.
  • Artist/Author: Pietro Lombardo
  • Date: 1488
  • Artistic Technique: Sculpture
  • Location: Right transept (number 25). See church plan.
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