The National Gallery— Tintoretto I

The National Gallery— Tintoretto I June 12, 2019

The largest exhibit of Tintoretto’s work outside of Italy is now on display in the National Gallery, and well worth a visit. Here’s a little info about the famous painter….

Tintoretto, like most artists, needed patrons, and of course the church was a major patron of the arts in his day, and equally clearly they wanted religious paintings. Here’s a couple of examples…. This last painting is his earliest, and it is interesting to see how his skill evolved over time.

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