The National Gallery– Tintoretto IV

The National Gallery– Tintoretto IV June 15, 2019

Here is a quite revealing self-portrait of Tintoretto as an older man. Tintoretto, unlike Da Vinci, was a deeply religious man, and so he tried to paint Biblical scenes in an interesting but appropriate manner. Here is a picture of Jesus’ baptism by John. proving it was done as a sprinkling not an immersion (from the Catholic viewpoint).

Here is the flagellation of Christ….

Here is the entombment of Christ….

My favorite OT painting of Tintoretto is the creation of the animals…..

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