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Titian : his life / Sheila Hale.

Authors: Hale, Sheila.
Call number: 759.5 Titian HAL
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Painters -- Italy -- Venice -- Biography.
Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Title: Titian : his life / Sheila Hale.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Physical description: xxi, 832 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, geneal. table ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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 rules 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.
Summary note: A biography of the Venetian artist, Titian and the evolution of his paintings.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 789-802) and index.
ISBN: 9780060598761 :
006059876X :
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