House of Venier

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Sebastiano Venier in a portrait by Tintoretto

The Venier were a prominent family in the Republic of Venice who entered the Venetian nobility in the 14th century. Their members include:

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice is housed in the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, and the Croatian town of Vinjerac (once Castel Venier) takes its name from the family.

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  1. ^ Venice, Italy, Biblioteca del Museo Correr, ms. Classe III 84, Commissione of Christoforo Moro; Nuova Biblioteca Manoscritta (online: search at http://www.nuovabibliotecamanoscritta.it/). Called "ser Francesco Venier fu de ser Dolfin" in Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258(Padua, 1875)
  2. ^ Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258 (Padua, 1875)
  3. ^ Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258(Padua, 1875)
  4. ^ Giuseppe Cappelletti, Storia di Padova, vol. 2, p. 258