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Author Nichols, Tom, 1958- author

Title Titian and the end of the Venetian Renaissance / Tom Nichols
Published London : Reaktion Books, [2013]
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Table of Contents
 Introduction 
 Titian's Last Painting: The Sight of Death7
 An Inglorious Passing; or, The Difficult Case of the Pieta9
 How ̀Venetian was Titian'12
 Surrogate Monuments to the Leader of a Tradition15
One.Art as Appropriation: The Rise of Titian 
 Giovanni Bellini: The Model Venetian19
 Bellini and Titian: Master and Pupil20
 Titian and the Venetian Istoria23
 Titian and Giorgione30
 Giorgione and Titian's Early Portraiture35
 The Early Mythologies43
 Titian Repaints Palma Vecchio55
Two.Remaking Tradition: Icons and Altarpieces 
 Anachronic Titian59
 The Modern Icon60
 The Cultural Dynamics of Space in Two Altarpieces for Venice64
 Private Values in a Public Picture Type72
 Altarpiece or Artwork?78
Three.Portraiture and Non-venezianita 
 Portraiture in Renaissance Venice83
 Titian's Portraits to 1530: Accommodation of the Courts87
 Habsburg and Related Portraits of the 1530s95
 Historical Portraits99
 Natura Potentior Ars117
Four.Sacred Painting, the Poesie and the Late Style 
 Titian as Tradition123
 Titian's Hybrid Poesie134
 Two Late Mythologies146
 Early Responses to Titian's Late Style149
 The Late Style in Critical and Historical Perspective153
Five.Titian and Venice: Surviving the Father of Art 
 Patrons and Prices157
 Titian versus the Rest: A Literary Self-image159
 Pictor et eques: Titian's Self-portraits161
 Images of Succession167
 Images of Attachment173
 The Darker Side of Titian; or, The Anti-image179
 Venetian Responses to Titian: Veronese and Tintoretto186
 Conclusion 
 Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance199
 Titian in Disguise201
 References207
 Bibliography238
 Acknowledgements247
 Photo Acknowledgements248
 Index249
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Contents Titian's Last Painting: The Sight of Death; An Inglorious Passing; or, The Difficult Case of the Pietà; How 'Venetian' was Titian?; Surrogate Monuments to the Leader of a Tradition; One: Art as Appropriation: The Rise of Titian; Giovanni Bellini: The Model Venetian; Bellini and Titian: Master and Pupil; Titian and the Venetian Istoria; Titian and Giorgione; Giorgione and Titian's Early Portraiture; The Early Mythologies; Titian Repaints Palma Vecchio; Two: Remaking Tradition: Icons and Altarpieces
Anachronic Titian The Modern Icon; The Cultural Dynamics of Space in Two Altarpieces for Venice; Private Values in a Public Picture Type; Altarpiece or Artwork?; Three: Portraiture and Non-Venezianità; Portraiture in Renaissance Venice; Titian's Portraits to 1530: Accommodation of the Courts; Habsburg and Related Portraits of the 1530s; Historical Portraits; Natura Potentior Ars; Four: Sacred Painting, the Poesie and the Late Style; Titian as Tradition; Titian's Hybrid Poesie; Two Late Mythologies; Early Responses to Titian's Late Style; The Late Style in Critical and Historical Perspective
Five: Titian and Venice: Surviving the Father of Art; Patrons and Prices; Titian Versus the Rest: A Literary Self-image; Pictor et Eques: Titian's Self-Portraits; Images of Succession; Images of Attachment; The Darker Side of Titian; or, The Anti-Image; Venetian Responses to Titian: Veronese and Tintoretto; Conclusion; Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance; Titian in Disguise
Summary Titian is best known for paintings that embodied the tradition of the Venetian Renaissance-but how Venetian was the artist himself? In this comprehensive new study, Tom Nichols probes the tensions between the individualism of Titian's work and the conservative cultural and political mores of the city, revealing his art to be original inventions that undermine the traditional self-suppressing approach to painting in Venice. Rather, Nichols argues, Titian's works reflected his engagement with the individualistic cultures emerging in the courts of early modern Europe. Ranging .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-246) and index
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Subject Titian, approximately 1488-1576 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Art, Italian -- Italy -- Venice -- 16th century.
Art, Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1780232276 (electronic bk.)
9781780232270 (electronic bk.)