11th. Went to the Manfrini Palace; a noble collection of pictures; the Three Heads by Giorgione, and his Woman playing a Guitar, very beautiful, particularly the female head in the former picture. The Sibilla of Gennaro still more beautiful.
10th. Went to St. Mark’s to mass, but it was over; thence to the Island, where the monastery of Armenian monks is [map]; very neat, and the situation beautiful; they have a good press, and print Armenian books here. Returned and walked in the Piazza, where there was a monstrous show of women, but hardly…
Moore and Alexander Scott visit several palaces in Venice, where Moore appears to appreciate Titian and Tintoretto, then dine with Lord Byron and attend the opera.
Moore tours Venice, but is bored by the overabundance of religious paintings, annoyed by the stench of the canals, and disappointed by the social assemblies he witnesses.
On a very busy day, Moore tours Padua, meets Byron in his villa at La Mira, and travels with him to Venice, where they dine together.