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Cambridge Companions to the History of Art : The Cambridge Companion to Titian - Patricia Meilman

Cambridge Companions to the History of Art

The Cambridge Companion to Titian

By: Patricia Meilman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 20th January 2011
ISBN: 9780521796309
Number Of Pages: 418

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Titian was the pre-eminent artist of Venice during the sixteenth century. Renowned throughout Italy, as well as Europe, Titian is unquestionably one of the giants of Western art. His importance has never been questioned and his works have, from his own day to the present, been enduringly admired. The Cambridge Companion to Titian serves as an introduction to this prolific artist. Covering all aspects of his life and career, this anthology examines Titian's paintings, prints and use of architecture. Other essays provide an in-depth look at the culture of sixteenth-century Venice, its artistic climate and Titian's contribution to Venetian painting. Intended as a fundamental resource for specialists and students, The Cambridge Companion to Titian provides a balanced and informative inquiry into diverse aspects of the artist's achievements.

Review of the hardback: '... comprehensive study ... the various contributors to this volume have to be congratulated on offering such a diverse, fresh and multifaceted examination ... an impressive collection of essays ...'. The Art Book
"...an impressive collection of essays... The reader of this volume can thus find interesting material both in individual essays, and by considering the essays together, as a collection, which is a feat on which the editor has to be congratulated." The Art Book
"It will be a long time before the last word is said on Titian. This thoughtful volume takes us further along the road. Highly recommended." Choice
"This anthology is an excellent introductory resource for those interested in pursuing further studies on Titian and his art. The studies presented are diverse and highly accessible. This aptly titled work is truly a companion to both the art history student and scholar." Comitatus
"Shaped under Meilman's guiding hand, this collection of eleven essays plus an introduction could well serve as a replacement to a standard monograph in a survey class." CAA Reviews, Maria Ruvoldt

Introduction: an introduction to Titian: context and career Patricia Meilman
Titian's Diverse Genres
Inventing mythologies: the painter's poetry David Rosand
A lifelong passion: Titian's religious art Patricia Meilman
Invention, devotion and the requirements of patrons: Titian and the new cult of St. Joseph Carolyn C. Wilson
'Lights always at play with shadows': prints in Titian's service Caroline Karpinski
Titian and His Art
Titian and Michelangelo Michelangelo and Titian Paul Joannides
Titian's painted architecture Deborah Howard
Music and experience in Titian's Venice Iain Fenlon
Titian and the classical heritage Luba Freedman
Titian Interpreted
Poetry and anecdote in Carlo Ridolfi's Life of Titian Norman Land
Iconographic aspects of the gaze in some paintings by Titian Laurie Schneider Adams
'Art more powerful than nature?': Titian's motto reconsidered Mary D. Garrard
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ISBN: 9780521796309
ISBN-10: 052179630X
Series: Cambridge Companions to the History of Art
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 20th January 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.61