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Silvia Trevisanello

Silvia Trevisanello Frame maker
Contact
English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+39 0415207779
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Excellence in a picture frame

  • • At university Silvia studied the restoration of stone works
  • • Her father opened the picture frame workshop in 1959
  • • Each one of her frames is different

Silvia Trevisanello’s workbench faces one of the most beautiful and picturesque canals in Venice. Her workshop is flooded with light. “I am well aware of how privileged I am to be able to sit here every day and dedicate myself to a trade that enables me to express myself,” she says. Silvia grew up in this very workshop, which her father set up in 1959 in the heart of a quarter that has always been favoured by artists travelling to Venice. The Gallerie dell’Accademia is just a few metres away, as well as other museums and the city’s art school. “My father specialised in the creation of frames for works of art, a tradition that my brother Pietro carries on today.” Silvia is in charge of the more creative side of the business, producing carved and gilded frames decorated with pearls or glass rods.

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Works

  • © Cornici Trevisanello
  • © Cornici Trevisanello
  • © Cornici Trevisanello
  • © Cornici Trevisanello
Photo: © Cornici Trevisanello
Photo frame I

A hand-carved wooden frame was covered with aluminium leaf, then decorated with Murano glass rods, crystal and twisted and smoked glass, with the addition of pieces from an antique mirror, Murano glass beads and silver leaf.

Length 15 cm
Width 20 cm

Silvia Trevisanello Frame maker
Photo: © Cornici Trevisanello
Photo frame II

A hand-carved wooden frame was covered with aluminium leaf and decorated with twisted and ribbed Murano smoky glass rods. The two bands of light red Murano glass are trimmed by gold braid.

Length 18 cm
Width 24 cm

Silvia Trevisanello Frame maker
Photo: © Cornici Trevisanello
Photo frame III

The wooden frame was covered with aluminium leaf then decorated with Murano smoky ribbed glass rods. Two bands of red Murano glass are trimmed with gold braid.

Length 18 cm
Width 24 cm

Silvia Trevisanello Frame maker
Photo: © Cornici Trevisanello
Photo frame IV

First covered with aluminium leaf, the wooden frame was decorated with Murano smoky ribbed glass rods. Two bands of turquoise Murano glass are trimmed with gold braid.

Length 18 cm
Width 24 cm

Silvia Trevisanello Frame maker

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