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Masters of Venice: Renaissance Painters of Passion and Power

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Featuring fifty masterworks by Mantegna, Giorgione, Titian, Veronese, and Tintoretto, this stunning book examines the brilliant painters who transformed the art of Renaissance Venice. Among the singular moments in the evolution of Western art, the Venetian Renaissance forged an artistic vocabulary of dazzling virtuosity. Celebrating the poetic potential of color and beauty ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Prestel Publishing
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William West
Dec 20, 2011 William West rated it really liked it
Very good show. I have to say that I'm more of a Florentine renaissance guy than Venetian. The latter is a little too "pretty" for the sake of it, lacking some of the confrontational formal complexity of the Florentine art of the period.
The show consolidated my opinion that I'm not really into Titian. Even compared to the other painters here, he seemed to be all about the "sophisticated" chamber piece, which usually meant renaissance era pin-up girls. Actually, a couple such works on display in
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