Titian, Madonna of the Pesaro Family pentimenti around the columns indicating some of his earlier compositions changed his mind about architecture
Titian, Meeting of Bacchus and Ariadne This work was commissioned by Alfonso D'Este as part of the same series of decorative paintings for which Bellini created The Feast of the Gods.
Titian, Venus of Urbino for Guidobaldo della Rovere, who was to become the Duke of Urbino compared to Sleeping Venus or to show the benefits of marriage
oil on canvas
sixteenth century Venetian painters often used canvas as a support. Venetian canvases were often of a particularly coarse weave, and artists such as Giorgione did not attempt to hide the surface texture of the support.
An Italian word meaning both drawing and design. It was strongly associated with central Italian art Michelangelo, prelimanary drawing used
Literally "colored" or "painted" Giorgione or Titian or Michelangelo change painting from preliminary during painting
Paint applied thickly, so that brushstrokes are evident on the paint surface. Titian
Literally repentance. A pentimento occurs when an artist rethinks a feature or an area and covers that original idea with a new layer of paint. Over time the opaque pigment becomes transparent, and the first idea becomes visible.
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