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Tintoretto
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( Jacopo Robusti; 1519, Venice – May 31, 1594, Venice), painter and draughtsman, considered the consummate representative of Venetian Mannerism. He spent almost his entire lifetime in Venice, doing much of his extensive work in the service of the scuole, charitable confraternities (Venice). Following his artistic breakthrough with his Miracle of the Slave, painted 1547/1548 for the Scuola Grande di S. Marco, after 1564 Tintoretto devoted himself primarily to decorating the Scuola di S. Rocco (Last Supper; see Jesus Christ, fig. 10). By 1588 he had provid…

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Buttler, Karen, “Tintoretto”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026097>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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