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Titian : his life

Author: Sheila Hale
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
A biography of the Venetian artist, Titian and the evolution of his paintings.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Titian; Titian
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Hale
ISBN: 9780060598761 006059876X
OCLC Number: 777622860
Description: xxiii, 832 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Contents: 1488/90-1518. Mountains --
The most triumphant city --
The painter's Venice --
Myths of Venice --
The Fondaco, Giorgione, and the modern manner --
Miracles and disasters --
'Some little bit of fame' --
'His industrious brush' : pentimenti and portraits --
Sacred and profane --
1518-1530. Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara --
Bacchus and Ariadne --
A new Doge, a river of wine, and marriage --
The fall of a world --
The triumvirate of taste --
Caesar in Italy --
The most beautiful thing in Italy --
1530-1542. The portrait of Cornelia --
The house in Biri Grande --
The most powerful ruler in the world --
The Venus of Urbino --
The Roman emperors --
The writers' Venice --
An old battle and a new war --
Titian in his fifties --
1543-1562. Aretino plays Pontius Pilate --
The last great pope of the Renaissance --
A miracle of nature --
Rome --
A matter of religion --
Augsburg --
The prince and the painter --
Venus and Adonis --
The passing of the leviathans --
The Diana poems --
The Rape of Europa --
1562-1576. A factory of images --
The Spider King --
The biographer, the art dealer, and the King's Annus Horribilis --
Wars --
'In this my old age' --
Another way of using colour' --
The plague and the pity --
Titian's legacy.
Responsibility: Sheila Hale.


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