The assaults, of the Dalmatian pirates, attracted by the growing wealth of the city, necessitated the building of strong castellated houses, of which no example has come down to our day, but we may gather what they were like from Petrarch's description of his house on the Riva degli Schiavoni, with its two flanking towers, probably retaining the primitive form, and also from the representations of protecting towers which occur in Carpaccio's pictures.
was carried on beams and could be raised in the middle, as we see it in Carpaccio's picture of "The Miracle of the Cross."
Instead of the present boat, with its heavy black cabin and absence of colouring, the older forms had an awning of rich stuffs or gold embroideries, supported on a light arched framework open at both ends; this is the gondola still seen in Carpaccio's and Gentile Bellini's pictures (c. 150o).
Altogether the gallery contains twenty rooms, one being assigned to the complete cycle of the "History of Saint Ursula," by Carpaccio; another to Giambellino and to the Celliniani; and a whole wall of a third being occupied by the famous Veronese, "11 Convito in casa di Levi."
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1480) affords an instructive survey of his work, which connects the Paduan school with the Venetian, here particularly well represented by works of Paolo Veronese, Paris Bordone, Gentile Bellini, Cima da Conegliano, Bonifazio, Moroni and Carpaccio.
carpaccio of tuna and limoncello cheesecake are among the delights and the wine list is extensive.
Dishes include lobster carpaccio with olive oil and caviar, fragrant stuffed tomatoes or strawberries scented with hibiscus petals.
Try the smoked whale carpaccio with chive sauce and salad!
My companion had the beef carpaccio, which was tender and savored with enjoyment.
I opted for tuna carpaccio with pepper and rocket salad from the Ã la carte menu.
beef filet is the cut to use for raw meat dishes such as beef carpaccio and steak tartare.
The Steigenberger's lamb cutlets were soft as marshmallows and followed by pineapple carpaccio.
Local seafood stars in the Bracadale crab tortellini, Sconser king scallop ceviche and Skye smoked haddock carpaccio.
The lamb came warm, with redcurrant jelly and tasted like a fine carpaccio, lightly seared.
tuna carpaccio with pepper and rocket salad from the Ã la carte menu.
While true carpaccio is made from raw tenderloin, this recipe requires a little bit of cooking, which is ideal for those who are concerned about eating raw beef.
Donatello offers meals that start with smoked salmon, carpaccio or other elegant entrees.
Salads include traditional antipasto, as well as a tomato carpaccio on mesclun.
If you like your beef rare, then you will love carpaccio.
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