Tintoretto: Tradition and Identity

Nichols, T. (2015) Tintoretto: Tradition and Identity. Reaktion Books: London. ISBN 9781780234502

Nichols, T. (2015) Tintoretto: Tradition and Identity. Reaktion Books: London. ISBN 9781780234502

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Abstract

The Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–1594) is an ambiguous figure in the history of art. Critics and writers such as Vasari, Ruskin and Sartre all placed him in opposition to the established artistic practice of his time, noting that he had abandoned the values that typified the venerable Venetian Renaissance tradition. He was even expelled as an apprentice from the workshop of Titian. This informative and generously illustrated book offers a long-overdue re-evaluation of Tintoretto’s unique work and entertaining life.

Item Type:Books
Additional Information:New revised and expanded edition of the monograph originally published in 1999.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Nichols, Dr Tom
Authors: Nichols, T.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > ND Painting
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Publisher:Reaktion Books
ISBN:9781780234502

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