The National Gallery– Tintoretto II

The National Gallery– Tintoretto II June 13, 2019

Some of Tintoretto’s religious paintings that have been hanging in old churches in Venice are so enormous that one needs to back up 50 feet to take it in, or alternately get very close is see the details. This very busy painting of the conversion of St. Paul on Damascus Road is just full of activity and the eye darts around looking at it all.

Here is the deposition of Christ, a very familiar scene often painted.
The el Greco painting of the same scene is more well known.

Here below is a painting of St. Augustine healing a leper…..

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