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The Rialto

Core Reading (see also the bibliography for The Material World )

Chambers, David, and Brian Pullan (eds), Venice: A Documentary History 1450-1630 (Oxford, 1992; rept. Toronto, 2001), pp.

Calabi, Donatella, and Paolo Morachiello, Rialto: le fabbriche e il ponte (Turin, 1987)

Cessi, Roberto, and Annibale Alberto, Rialto: l'isola, il ponte, il mercato (Bologna, 1934)

Hamilton, Paul C., 'The Palazzo dei Camerlenghi in Venice', The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 42 (1983), 258-71.

Iordanou, Ioanna, 'What News on the Rialto? The Trade of Information and Early Modern Venice’s Centralized Intelligence Organization', Journal of Intelligence and National Security 31 (2016), 305-26.

Roesch, G., 'Il Fondaco dei Tedeschi', in Venezia e la Germania: Arte, Politica, Commercio, Due Civiltà a confronto (Milan, 1986), pp. 51-72.

Schulz, Juergen, 'Titian at the Fondaco dei Tedeschi', The Burlington Magazine 143 (2001), 567-69.

Tessicini, Dario, 'Viewing the Stars from the Rialto: Astrological Dialogues in Sixteenth-Century Venice', I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 19/1 (2016), 209-30.

E-resources

For a view of the Rialto c. 1496, see Carpaccio's The Healing of the Madman.

The Crown of Sultan Suleiman

Virtual panorama of the Rialto

Carpaccio, Miracle of the Relic of the Cross at the Ponte di Rialto, c. 1496