Polyptych. Venetian Masks

The carnival of Venice started in the year 1162, in the honor of the victory of the “Serenissima Repubblica”
In San Marco Square the people started to dance and make reunions.
This painting show the most important events “la maschera piu bella” (the most beautiful mask) and how the carnival protect venetians against the anguish for present time and future.
There are different type of masks: Bauta, Columbina, Medico della peste (the plague doctor), Moretta-servetta muta, Volto,Pantalone, Arlecchino, Zanni.

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