Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice

Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice

by Patricia Meilman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521640954
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2000
Pages: 284
Sales rank: 1,153,392
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Environment: 1. Venetian altarpieces of saints; 2. The martyrdom altarpiece: history and significance; 3. The stimulus for innovation: the menace to faith; Part II. Titian's St Peter Martyr Altarpiece: 4. St Peter Martyr and Venice: his life and cult; 5. The St Peter Martyr Altarpiece comes into being: the particulars; 6. Titian at work: responding to the challenge; Part III. Modifications: 7. Titian's achievement: the fabrication of reality; 8. Natura si vinta dall'arte: the St Peter Martyr Altarpiece as sign for the Venetian aesthetic; 9. The St Peter Martyr Altarpiece interpreted: subsequent altar painting in Venice; Excursus: the drawings connected with the St Peter Martyr Altarpiece; Bibliography; Appendices; Significant painted copies; Illustrations.

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