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Titian: his life and works in 500 images

ISBN: 9780754835530
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Origin: GB
Release Date: January, 2024

Book Details

Celebrated for his use of expressive brush marks, which filled his paintings with dynamism, light and colour in a way not seen before in Renaissance art, Tiziano Veccellio became the greatest painter 16th-century Venice had ever known. In the first half of her beautiful new book, Susie Hodge explores Titian’s fascinating life through his family, friends, patrons and commissions. Starting out as a young apprentice in the great city of Venice, Titian grew up surrounded with spectacular works of art, architecture and sculpture. His early influences and remarkable achievements are explained clearly with informative and attractive illustrations throughout. The second half of the book contains a comprehensive gallery of over 300 of Titian’s major works. of art, each of which is accompanied by a thorough analysis of theartwork and its significance within the context of Titian’s life, hisrapidly changing technique and his body of work as a whole.