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Subjects : Religion
Keywords : 16th century, Christ, Renaissance painting, The Wedding at Cana, Virgin, architecture, balustrade, banquet, crowd, meal, table, wealth
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Les Noces de Cana

The Marriage at Cana is a painting by the Venetian painter Paul Veronese, created in 1563 on the iconographic theme of the Marriage at Cana and exhibited in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The painting was commissioned on 6 June 1562 by the Benedictine Paul of the San Giorgio Maggiore monastery in Venice. It was intended for the monastery's refectory, which Palladio had just finished renovating that same year. The contract stipulated that Veronese could paint as many figures as he could fit into the picture, a formula no doubt suggested by Veronese himself. It also specifies that the painting must be "the same width and height as the wall in front, occupying the whole of it". Veronese had to complete the painting by 8 September 1563. He received payment of 300 ducats on 6 October 1563 "for the large painting done in the refectory of the reverend fathers of San Giorgio Maggiore". The painting was one of the works of art awarded to France under the terms of the Treaty of Campo-Formio of 17 October 1797 as war contributions following the first Italian Campaign. On 31 July 1798, The Marriage at Cana entered the Muséum central des arts, now the Musée du Louvre. In 1815, Austria, the occupying power in Italy, demanded that the Marriage at Cana be returned to Venice. Dominique Vivant Denon managed to convince the Austrian commissioner that the fragility and size of the painting would make it very difficult to transport. In exchange, Austria received Charles Le Brun's painting The [...]

 

This artwork is a painting from the renaissance period. It belongs to the mannerism style.

 

« Les Noces de Cana » is kept at Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.

 

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