TITAN

THE GREAT PAINTER OF THE RENAISSNACE

BACKGROUND


  • He was the son of Gregorio Vecelli and his wife Lucia.
  • Titian joined Giorgione as an assistant.
  • Titian became an artist's apprentice in Venice as a teenager. He worked with Sebastiano Zuccato, Giovanni Bellini and Giorgione before branching out on his own.
  • Holy Roman Emperor


Pope Paul III also hired Titian to paint portraits of himself and his grandsons. Titian died on August 27, 1576.

ACHEIVEMENTS

  • His subsequent work in Frai church
  • One of the earliest known works of Titian, Christ Carrying the Cross in the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, depicting the Ecce Homo scene, was long regarded as the work of Giorgione
  • Titian became one of Venice's leading artists around 1518 with the completion of "Assumption of the Virgin."
  • He was soon creating for works for leading members of royalty, including King Philip II of Spain and Charles V.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Died in Venice, Italy on August 27, 1576.
  • Married Cecilia
  • His son was a painter, Orazio, and he had other children
  • Made people look realistic in his paintings

  • Titian was one of the most versatile of Italian painters

IMPACT ON TODAY

· Influence not only on painters of the Italian Renaissance, but on future generations of Western art.

· The painting of Charles the 5th.

works cited

Biography. Television Networks, n.d. Web. 5 Mar. 2014. <http://www.biography.com/search-results?q=titi>.

biography in contex. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Titian. Web. 10 Mar. 2014. <http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/person/actionWin?resetBreadCrumb=&query=&prodId=BIC1&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&limiter=AC+y&showDisambiguation=true&u=libe79362&displayGroups=&p=BIC1&action=>.

"Titian." Renaissance. Vol. 10. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, 2002. 14-16. Print