(5) Ex 2: High Renaissance Art In Italy Iii: Venice
Giorgione, Pastoral Symphony, 15th
Giorgione, Tempest, 1505
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.