Author 'Fanfan' (Id 141392 ) : Brief History of Venetian Masks The disguise is a very old habit among the Venetians, and for many years, masks have had great significance in social relations, so it was even necessary to put in place legislation and, For example, prostitutes were forbidden to be masked. It must be said that they were so worn during many months, leaving room for some debauchery: it is so easy to make a mess of things without being recognized. In the late eighteenth century, the use and tradition of masks gradually disappeared until it is lost almost completely. Only in the early 80s, with the resurgence of Venetian carnival masks that have begun to exist. Venetian masks have a very ancient origin and were worn on many occasions throughout the year. This composition I made with my photos.