Sixteenth-Century Art in Venice, Mannerism, and the North

Early Sixteenth-Century Venetian Art

Giovanni Bellini, The San Zaccaria Altarpiece, church of San Zaccaria, Venice, 1514. (17-31)

Giovanni Bellini, Feast of the Gods, 1514 (17-32)

Giorgione, Tempest, c. 1510 (17-34)

Giorgione, and/or Titian Pastoral Symphony, c. 1508 (17-33)

Titian, The Assumption of the Virgin, ca. 1516-1518 (17-35)

Titian, Pesaro Madonna, located in the Church of the Frari, 1519-26 (17-36) [Skip this time]

Titian, Bacchus and Ariadne, 1522-1523 (17-37)

Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538 (17-38).
See also: Edouard Manet, Olympia 1863. (French, 19th century) Here's an article on Manet and "Olympia".
More on Manet's Olympia 1863. (21-8)

Titian, Isabella d'Este, 1534/36 (17-39) [Skip this time]

Two Architects in Venice

Jacopo Sansovino, The Mint (1535-1545) and the State Library (begun 1536), both part of the Piazza Ducale complex, Venice. (17-55)

Andrea Palladio, Villa Rotonda, near Vicenza (which is near Venice), 1566-1570. (17-56, 57)

Andrea Palladio, San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, 1565.(17-58, 59)

Later 16th-Century Venetian Art

Veronese, Christ in the House of Levi, (originally known as The Last Supper), 1573. (17-53)
Paolo Veronese Before the Inquisition in Venice

Veronese, Triumph of Venice, located in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1588. (17-54) [Skip this time]

Tintoretto, The Last Supper, 1594 (17-52)



Andrea del Sarto, Madonna of the Harpies, 1517 (17-40) [Skip this time]

Pontormo, Descent from the Cross, 1525-28 (17-42)

Parmigianino, Madonna with the Long Neck, c. 1535 (17-43)

Bronzino, Venus, Cupid, Folly, Time (Exposure of Luxury) c. 1546 (17-44) [Skip this time]

Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man, ca. 1530s He lives at the Met!(17-45) [Skip this time]

Giovanni da Bologna, Abduction of the Sabine Woman, located in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence, 1583 (17-48)


Sofonisba Anguissola, Portrait of the Artist's Sisters and Brother, ca. 1555. (This is not really an example of Mannerism, but we will generously bow to the classification of the text.) (17-45)
Oye vey, it's missing, so look at her Chess Game (1555) instead!


Chapter 18
The Age of Reformation

16th-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain

Matthias Grünewald, Isenheim Altarpiece, oil on panel, ca. 1510-1515 (18-2, 3)

Albrecht Dürer, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, ca. 1498. Woodcut (Intro-8)

Dürer, The Fall of Man (Adam and Eve), engraving, 1504 (18-6) [Skip this time]

Dürer, Great Piece of Turf, watercolor, 1503 (18-7)

Dürer, Knight, Death, and the Devil, engraving, 1513 (18-8)

Dürer, The Four Apostles, oil on panel, 1526 (18-5)

Albrecht Altdorfer, The Battle of Issus, oil on panel. 1529. (18-9)

Hans Holbein the Younger, The French Ambassadors, 1533 (18-10) Remember the anamorphism (a "memento mori", or symbol of the brevity of life)

Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Hunters in the Snow, Netherlands, 1565 (18-22)

El Greco, The Burial of Count Orgaz, Toledo, Spain, 1586 (18-26)

Left out of this edition, but you might want to take a look:

Holbein, Christina of Denmark, 1538

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