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Author Rosand, David.

Title Painting in sixteenth-century Venice : Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto / David Rosand.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [1997]
©1997

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Edition Rev. ed.
Physical description xvii, 279 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Notes Rev. ed. of: Painting in cinquecento Venice. c1982.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-264) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: The Conditions of Painting in Renaissance Venice. 1. The Historical Situation of Art in Venice. 2. The Social Situation of the Artist. 3. Venetian Aesthetic and the Disegno - Colorito Controversy. 4. Formal Principles: Renaissance Conventions/Venetian Context -- 2. Titian and the Challenge of the Altarpiece. 1. In the Frari, I: The Assunta. 2. In the Frari, II: The Pesaro Madonna. 3. Titian's Light as Form and Symbol. 4. The Last Altarpiece -- 3. Titian's Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple and the Scuola della Carita. 1. Site: The Scuola della Carita. 2. Pictorial Tradition. 3. The Painting in situ: Divine Wisdom and the Iconography of Light. 4. Iconography Expanded: The Symbolic Landscape. 5. Dramatis Personae, I: Synagogue and Grace. 6. Dramatis Personae, II: Witnesses and Brothers. 7. Justice, Charity, and the Wisdom of State. 8. Style and Significance: Some Concluding Remarks -- Excursus: The Scuola della Carita and its Albergo.
4. Theater and Structure in the Art of Paolo Veronese. 1. The Family of Darius. 2. Ut Pictura Theatrum. 3. The Palladian Theater. 4. Veronese's Maestoso Teatro. 5. Splendor and Significance. 6. Temporal Structures -- Excursus: Daniele Barbaro on Scaenographia -- 5. Action and Piety in Tintoretto's Religious Pictures. 1. The Miracle of St. Mark. 2. The Theater of Piety. 3. The Great Crucifixion. 4. Prandium Caritatis. 5. Tintoretto's Venezianita -- Appendix. Documents Relating to the Scuola della Carita.
Summary Here published in a revised and updated edition, this text explores the visual tradition of one of the most important centers of the Italian Renaissance through a study of three masters -- Titian, Veronese, and Tintoretto -- who dominated and shaped the traditions of Venetian painting in the High and Late Renaissance.
Other author Rosand, David. Painting in cinquecento Venice.
Subject Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Veronese, 1528-1588 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tintoretto, 1518-1594 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Painting, Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice.
Painting, Italian -- Italy -- Venice.
Variant Title Painting in 16th-century Venice.
ISBN 0521562864 (hardcover)
0521565685 (paperback)