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Author Hale, Sheila.

Title Titian : his life / Sheila Hale.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B TITIAN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B TITIAN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 TITIAN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Gallery  759.5 TITIAN H    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xxiii, 832 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-802) and index.
Contents Part I: 1488/90-1518 -- Mountains -- The Most Triumphant City -- The painter's Venice -- Myths of Venice -- The Fondaco, Giorgione and the Modern Manner -- Miracles and Disasters -- 'Some Little Bit of Fame' -- 'His Industrious Brush': Pentimenti and Portraits -- Sacred and Profane -- Part II: 1518-1530 -- Alfonso d'Este, Duke of Ferrara -- Bacchus and Ariadne -- A New Doge, a River of Wine and Marriage -- The Fall of a World -- The Triumvirate of Taste -- Caesar in Italy -- The Most Beautiful Thing in Italy -- Part III: 1530-1542 -- The Portrait of Cornelia -- The House in Biri Grande -- The Most Powerful Ruler in the World -- The Venus of Urbino -- The Roman Emperors -- The Writers' Venice -- An Old Battle and a New War -- Titian in his Fifties -- Part IV: 1543-1562 -- Aretino plays Pontius Pilate -- The Last Great Pope of the Renaissance -- A Miracle of Nature -- Rome -- A Matter of Religion -- Augsburg -- The Prince and the Painter -- Venus and Adonis -- The Passing of the Leviathans -- The Diana Poems -- The Rape of Europa -- Part V: 1562-1576 -- A Factory of Images -- The Spider King -- The Biographer, the Art Dealer and the King's Annus Horribilis -- Wars -- 'In This my Old Age' -- Another Way of Using Colour -- The Plague and the Pity -- Titian's Legacy.
Subject Titian, approximately 1488-1576.
Painters -- Italy -- Venice -- Biography.
ISBN 9780060598761: $39.99
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