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Giorgione: A "Notte" for Vittore Beccaro

29 November 2017

In my last post I revisited my interpretation of a painting by Giorgione that has been lost but that still exists in seventeenth century copies. It is usually called the Discovery of...

Giorgione: "Discovery of Paris" ***

14 November 2017

             A “lost” Giorgione painting which has been misidentified for almost 500 years can shed new light on the work and career...

Renaissance Journey: Giorgione,Titian, and Michelangelo

30 October 2017

My wife and I just returned from a two week visit to Italy to see some of the paintings that I have written about over the past few years. It was a very meaningful trip for us since...

Titian: Presentation of the Virgin

9 September 2017

David Rosand’s  “Titian’s Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple and the Scuola della Carita” appeared in the Art Bulletin in March, 1976. * It would...