Titian: Love, Desire, Death Catalogue

Titian: Love, Desire, Death Catalogue

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Titian (about 1488–1576) produced a masterful group of paintings for Philip II, depicting scenes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses and celebrating the loves of gods, goddesses and mortals. This volume presents a detailed study of the complete series and is lavishly illustrated with details of these emotionally charged paintings. The book explores Titian’s creative process, technique, his use of literary and visual sources and his artistic legacy as well as his correspondence with Philip II. Offering the most comprehensive overview of these remarkable works, Titian: Love, Desire, Death is an indispensable resource for scholars and admirers of Renaissance painting.

Accompanies the exhibition at the National Gallery, London, 16 March–14 June 2020; National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 11 July–27 September 2020; Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 20 October 2020–10 January 2021; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, 11 February–9 May 2021.

Author

Matthias Wivel is Curator of Sixteenth-Century Italian Paintings and Jill Dunkerton is Senior Restorer, both at the National Gallery, London. Beverly Louise Brown is a Fellow of the Warburg Institute, London. Paul Hills is Professor Emeritus at The Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Lelia Packer is Curator of Dutch, Italian, Spanish, German and pre-1600 Paintings at the Wallace Collection, London. Javier Portús is Head of Spanish Painting (up to 1800) at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Nathaniel Silver is the William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. Aidan Weston-Lewis is Chief Curator, European Art, at the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Product Code 1048791
Publisher National Gallery Company Ltd
Published March 2020
Format Hardback
Pages 232
Colour illustrations 175
Dimensions 280 x 230mm
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