Michelangelo Morlaiter

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Fresco in Palazzo Grassi, Venice

Michelangelo Morlaiter (Venice, 23 December 1729 – 1806) was an Italian painter, active mainly in Venice. He was one of the founding members and professor of the Accademia di Scoltura, Pittura, ed Architettura Civile in Venice in 1766.[1]

His father, Giovanni Maria Morlaiter, was a prominent sculptor. One of Michelangelo's pupils was Francesco Maggiotto.

Works in Venice[edit]

San Moisè, background angels by Morlaiter

Other works[edit]

  • Church of San Michele Arcangelo in Candiana, ceiling frescoes.[2]
  • Parrochial church of Biancade in Roncade, altarpiece of Vigin and child with Saints Simon and Giuda.[3]
  • Palazzolo sull'Oglio, in Parrocchial Church, Coronation of the Virgin.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Saggio Sulla Storia Civile, Politica, Ecclesiastica E Sulla Corografia e Topografia degli Stati della Repubblica de Venezia, Volume 1 (1785), by Cristoforo Tentori, Appresso Giacomo Storti, Venice, page 295
  2. ^ Ceiling in Candiana.
  3. ^ Pala di Biancade

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