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Chiesa di San Fantin

San Fantin is a church in Venice, Italy. It stands in front of the Fenice Theater and adjacent to the Ateneo Veneto. This parish church was first erected in the tenth century under the patronage of the patrician families from Barozzi, Aldicina, and Equilia. Reconstruction was undertaken by the Pisani family, who installed in the church a miraculous icon of the Virgin they had obtained from the East. The church of San Fantin by the 1400s came to be called the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie di San Fantino. Ten thousand ducats were willed for the church's reconstruction by Cardinal Giovanni Battista Zenowho died in 1501.



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