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The imposing religious place dedicated to the Servants of Mary, still visible today only minimally, shows its majesty in two of the very few images that have come down to us: a particular View of the Church of RR. PP. (Reverendi Padri) of the Madonna dei Servi, in "The Great Theater of Venice" by Domenico Lovisa of 1720 and the work of Luca Carlevarijs the View of the church of S. Maria dei Servi of 1703. At the perspective level, however, we have the classic bird's eye view by Jacopo de 'Barbari, dating back to the early sixteenth century.

The religious complex dates back to the first decades of the fourteenth century thanks to the work of Fra 'Francesco da Todi of the order of the Servants of Mary who had the concession to build, initially, an oratory and later also a monastery on a land owned by a certain messer Andrea Tagliapietra; the Venetian patrician Giovanni D'Avanzo was the benefactor of the work. The construction of the oratory was very fast: in less than six months there was construction and the first mass was celebrated on November 26, 1316 by Fra Francesco Patrizio da Siena.

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