Titian

By Ali Chaudhry

Birth and Death

Born in now Pieve di Cadore, Italy, somewhere around 1488 and 1490

Died in Venice Italy Titian died on August 27, 1576
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Assumption of the Virgin" (1516-1518)

This painting looks as if the angels are descending to get the virgin and supposed to show if you stay pure you can go to heaven.

Early Career

Apprentice to Sebastiano Zuccato where he basically worked for him and he would get experience to a painter who was much more advanced than him at that age

Influence

With all the works he left behind he has inspired numerous artists to start painting such as Rembrandt, Diego Velázquez, Antoon van Dyck and Peter Paul Rubens they all lead back to Titian

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The Worship of Venus" (1518-1519).

This work is to show the worship of venus a roman goddess which was heavily used in the renaissance

Fun Facts

  • Painted for Royalty as a regular thing
  • Died of Plague
  • House was sold with all its contents still in there