Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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Titian
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A. Life

The Venetian painter Tiziano Vecellio was born around 1490 at Pieve di Cadore (Dolomites) and died on August 27, 1576 at Venice [18]. He trained at Venice, initially with Sebastiano Zuccato, then Giovanni Bellini. He worked with Giorgione in 1509, at which point his talent attracted attention. He soon won commissions from the signoria of Venice and the rulers of Ferrara, Mantua and Urbino. T. painted Emperor Charles V (fig. 1), who ennobled him in 1533. He went to Rome in 1545 at the invitation of Pope Paul III, and in 1548 he painted the E…

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Borggrefe, Heiner (Lemgo), “Titian”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004991>
First published online: 2015



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