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hoorray for google
j sims

luigi cornaro - falconetta gate

zorzi painted several of his works near this gate
however the gate was built after zorzis time

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1495 - taddeo contarini marries maria vendramin
she likely brings two sons to the alter

1498 war is on the horizon
taddeo contarini goes to este,
his mission is to build up
the fortress
he takes his wife and children
also takes zorzi da castelfranco

taddeo begins by cutting trees.
he uses the wood to take the place of missing stone

observe
most of the paintings show signs of tree
cutting

#1 mandolari madonna

the drape in the background tells us the sitter is jew

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#2 a celebration ~sleeping venus

same person ~ she is about 6 months pregnant

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#3 finding of paris

again same person ~ child is born

this location is GEORGE BYRON road ~ looking east

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a later copy

#4 vienna version

give close attention to the bamboo trees on the left ~ one of them will be repeated in the next painting JUDITH







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the tall person is taddeo contarini

the small person kneeling is zorzi da castelfranco
THE GIORGIONE

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#5 judith


likely done by giovanni batista tipolo= tipolo spent a lot of time at este

same person

the bamboo tree is repeated

the wall and tree can be seen in the finding of paris

the location of adoration of shepherds is a few feet to the right

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#6 castelfranco alter

again same person

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note wood has been added to the fortress
the battles are over

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#7 tempest

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#8 resurection - reconstruction

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#9 well-spring # 1 the cedar tree is still growing today t

the horses are by another artist

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well-spring #2 can still be seen on via mandolari

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well spring #1

we are standing on top of the location

well spring #2

is located higher up on via mandolari

as shown in fiesta campesta

#10 maria contarini - painted by zorzi ?

the vue is correct ~ from the tower in the above photos

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catenagiuditta.jpg

understanding the sequence
of the paintings













































#1,2,3
are before the the venetian - turkish war of 1499-1503
 

A THANKS TO THE PEOPLE AT GOOGLE 
and to all the people who posted videos and photos

sims rock ridge road
wilson north carolina
 

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rebuilt fortress entrance today
george    byron   road
 
can be seen in the finding of paris
 
also the location of the Vienna version
adoration of the shepherds
 
Judith is a few feet to the left

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