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All Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto 's Paintings
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ID Image  Painting (From A to Z)       Details 
Battle, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
Christ in the House of Martha and Mary, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Christ in the House of Martha and Mary   1570-75 Pinakothek, Munich
Ensther before Ahasuerus, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Ensther before Ahasuerus   mk61 c.1555 Oil on canvas 59x203cm
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Joseph and Potiphar's Wife   mk61 c.1555 Oil on canvas 54x117cm
Judith and Holofernes, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Judith and Holofernes   mk61 c.1555 Oil on canvas 58x119cm
Moses Saved from the Waters of the Nile, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Moses Saved from the Waters of the Nile   c.1555 Oil on canvas 56x119cm
Portrait of Ottavio Strada, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Portrait of Ottavio Strada   Date 1567-1568 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 128 x 101 cm cyf
Sketch for Paradise in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio at the Ducal Palace at Venice (mk05), Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Sketch for Paradise in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio at the Ducal Palace at Venice (mk05)   Canvas,56 1/4 x 142 1/2''(143 x 362 cm)Entered the Louvre in 1789
St.George and the Dragon, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 St.George and the Dragon   1560 National Gallery, London
Susanna and the Elders, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Susanna and the Elders   mk61 c.1555 Oil on canvas 58x116cm
Suzanna at Her Bath (mk05), Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 Suzanna at Her Bath (mk05)   Canvas,65 1/2 x 93 1/2''(167 x 238 cm)Acquired by Louis XIV in 1684 INV
The Annunciation, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 The Annunciation   1583/87 Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice
The Annunciation (nn03), Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 The Annunciation (nn03)   1563/7 Oil on canvas 421.6 x 544.8 cm 166 x 214 1/2 in Scuola Grande di San Rocco Venice
The Origin of the Milky Way, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 The Origin of the Milky Way   1550 National Gallery, London
The Washing of the Feet, Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
 The Washing of the Feet   mk61 1547 Oil on canvas 210x533cm

Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto
1518-1594 Italian Tintoretto Galleries The real name of Tintoretto was Jacopo Robusti, but he is better known by his nickname, meaning the "little dyer, " his father having been a silk dyer. The artist was born in Venice and lived there all his life. Even though his painting is distinguished by great daring, he seems to have led a rather retired life, concerned only with his work and the well-being of his family. His daughter Marietta and his sons Domenico and Marco also became painters, and Domenico eventually took over the direction of Tintoretto's large workshop, turning out reliable but un-inspired pictures in the manner of his father. Some of them are, on occasion, mistaken for works of the elder Tintoretto. Tintoretto appears to have studied with Bonifazio Veronese or Paris Bordone, but his true master, as of all the great Venetian painters in his succession, was Titian. Tintoretto's work by no means merely reflects the manner of Titian. Instead he builds on Titian's art and brings into play an imagination so fiery and quick that he creates an effect of restlessness which is quite opposed to the staid and majestic certainty of Titian's statements. If Tintoretto's pictures at first sight often astonish by their melodrama, they almost inevitably reveal, at closer observation, a focal point celebrating the wonders of silence and peace. The sensation of this ultimate gentleness, after the first riotous impact, is particularly touching and in essence not different from what we find (although brought about by very different means) in the pictures of Titian and Paolo Veronese. Tintoretto was primarily a figure painter and delighted in showing his figures in daring foreshortening and expansive poses. His master in this aspect of his art was Michelangelo. Tintoretto is supposed to have inscribed on the wall of his studio the motto: "The drawing of Michelangelo and the color of Titian." Unlike Michelangelo, however, Tintoretto worked and drew very quickly, using only lights and shadows in the modeling of his forms, so that his figures look as if they had gained their plasticity by a kind of magic. In the rendering of large compositions he is reported to have used as models small figures which he made of wax and placed or hung in boxes so cleverly illuminated that the conditions of light and shade in the picture he was painting would be the same as those in the room in which it was to be hung.

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