Golden Century of Venetian Painting by Terisio Pignatti

By Terisio Pignatti

Works by way of Bellini, Tintoretto, and different Venetian Renaissance artists are reproduced and followed via brief biographies and commentaries

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In this in a diversity Player in Berlin and is attribution to now a date about Palma generally accepted about 152").

In this Sleeping Venus A comparison of the Christ painting with Titian's figures in the altarpiece of St. Mark- Enthroned with Four Saints (now in Santa Maria della Salute) suggests a date not much later the completion. than 15 10 for 5i II. Sebastiano del Piombo Louis of Toulouse, St. 1507—09 c. Oil on panel 115% 53% x in. ) Church of San Bartolomeo al Rialto, Venice Sebastiano Luciani, c. 1485— 1547 The earliest documented works of Sebastiano are the four panels that Vasari wrote that Giorgione had formed Sebastiano and Titian as artists in order that his tinued.

Morassi ( 1942) and Pignatti it to be the an opinion ( 1969) believed work of Palma Vecchio, still held by this writer. 59 i4 Palma Vecchio Diana and Callisto, c. ) in. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemaldegalerie, Vienna The subject of Diana and Callisto, Diana and Acteon, like that of a showing the female vehicle for body is work, unusual Palma, the in the scene with in a Roman High own earlier The ages. reclining foreground is in the in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and to his Reclining Venus in Dresden.

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