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  • Essay on Giorgione: the Adoration of the Shepherds

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    Artist: Giorgione (*1477/1478; †25.10.1510) Title: The Adoration of the Shepherds The Adoration of the Shepherd about 1505, oil on panel, 35 4/5" x 43 4/5" (91 x 111cm) National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA This essay attempts to describe analyze and evaluate the famous painting "The Adoration of the Shepherd" by Giorgione (originally Giorgio Barbarelli). In the following essay there will be three main sections: 1 Inventory - (WHAT?) 2 Formal Analysis - (HOW?) 3 Interpretation/Meaning

  • How Did Titians Influence The Renaissance

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    Mazzocco defines Humanism as “a system of thought that focuses on humans and their values, capacities, and worth; a cultural and intellectual movement of the Renaissance that emphasized human potential to attain excellence and promoted direct study of the literature, art, and civilization of classical Greece and Rome.” In other words, Humanists were more curious about life in the present and focused on the achievements of the individual. Hence, instead of religious issues, humanists examined worldly

  • Tiziano Vecellio: Titian

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    Tiziano Vecellio, known as Titian, was an Italian 16th century Venetian painter. Biographies were written when Titian was alive; however his birthday is still unknown. One account was written by a close friend of his, Lodovico Dolce who says in his book, “Dialogue on Painting” that Titian was about twenty years old in 1507 when he was working on his painting “Fondaco dei Tedeschi.” However, in a letter Titian wrote to the king of Spain in 1571 he claims to be ninety-five years old, putting his

  • Essay On Titian

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    Throughout his life, Titian contributed to all of the major areas of Renaissance art, painting, altarpieces, and portraits. Titian was an Italian painter from the mountain range of the Dolomites. From a young age Titian was very clever and interested in the arts. Titian’s style of paint and brushwork helped create some of the most influential works of the the Renaissance art (source from bibliography). In the three pieces Assumption of the Virgin, A Man with a Quilted Sleeve, and Portrait of the

  • Venus And Adonis, By Tiziano Vecellio And Dates

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    Venus of adonis was painted by Tiziano Vecellio and dates back to A.D 1400-1600. He was one of the greatest italian renaissance painter and he was recognized as a great painter early in his life. He was a master of the oil medium and a supreme colorist. Many of his paintings represent either religion, antiquity and/or beauty. In his painting of Venus and Adonis it was inspired by a tale called Ovid’s Metamorphoses and therefore was called poetry in paint, also known as poesie (The MET). The painting

  • Interpretation of Giovanni Bellini’s Madonna and Child

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    Giovanni Bellini, (born c. 1430, Venice [Italy]—died 1516, Venice), Italian painter who, in his work, reflects the increasing interest of the Venetian artistic milieu in the stylistic innovations and concerns of the Renaissance (metmuseum). Bellini was one of the most influential Venetian artists. He lived and worked in Venice all his life; his career spanned 65 years. Little is known about Bellini’s family. Bellini’s father, Jacopo, a painter was a pupil of the Gentile da Fabriano, in any case

  • Venus Of Urbino Analysis

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    Venus of Urbino demonstrates a beautiful, young woman, Venus, lying nude on what appears to be a reclined couch or bed. However, the woman illustrated means much more than merely a nude woman. There have been many interpretations of this beautiful woman over the years but many art historians agree that the Venus of Urbino has to do unambiguously with the male sexual desire for the female nude body. Tiziano Vecellio, also documented, as Titian was an Italian painter. He was born sometime around 1470-1480

  • The Tempest Giorgione Analysis

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    masterpieces that are still revered by the modern world. One of these great artist and a notable figure in the Italian High Renaissance Movement, along with Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael, was Giorgio da Castelfranco, better known as Giorgione. Giorgione,

  • The Tempest By Giorgione: Painting Analysis

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    Giorgione, Giorgio da Castelfranco, Zorzi da Castelfranco, Giorgio of Castelfranco, Zorzon, Zorzi—whichever name he was known by, Giorgione was one of the greatest renaissance artists of his time, painting the famous The Tempest, among many others. Born in 1478 in Castlefranco Veneto, Italy, very little is known about his life. His parents are not known, and we don’t know how he lived his life. He did..basically nothing for the first 20 years of his life until it was discovered that he could

  • An Analysis of Titian's Painting 'Venus with a Mirror'

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    the workshop of mosaic artist Sebastiano Zuccati, but soon Titian had the opportunity study painting with Giovanni Ballini (EWB). Soon thereafter Titian collaborated with Ballini's brother Giorgione; the two worked on frescoes for the German Merchants' Exchange. It is said that the work of Titian and Giorgione was so similar that it was hard to tell them apart. The first actual commission that Titian received was to produce ""¦three large frescoes in the Confraternity of St. Anthony in Padua, Italy