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Titian: The Power of Portaits

Tiziano Vecellio, (Titian, ca. 1488 - 1576) <EM>Portrait of Laura Dianti</EM> , 1523 - 1528 Oil on canvas1523-1528118 x 93,4Private Swiss collectionPhoto: Jochen BeyerPhoto courtesy of Mus&eacute;e du Luxembourg
Tiziano Vecellio, (Titian, ca. 1488 - 1576)
Portrait of Laura Dianti , 1523 - 1528
Oil on canvas
118 x 93,4
Private Swiss collection
Photo: Jochen Beyer
Photo courtesy of Musée du Luxembourg
Titian: The Power of Portaits
PARIS  •  Musée du Luxembourg  •  Ongoing
With over 60 works on loan from 14 countries this exhibition features 35 portraits by Titian (ca. 1488 - 1576) of powerful men of his time such as the Emperor Charles V, Philip II and Francis I, along with portraits of doges, popes and cardinals. The portraits of these influential patrons are on view alongside comparative works produced by other major artists, such as Rubens, Lorenzo Lotto, Parmigianino, Tintoretto, Benvenuto Cellini, Giulio Romano and Paris Bordone.  Curated by Nicola Spinosa, the Museo di Capodimonte in Naples, recently held a sister exhibition entitled Tiziano e il ritratto di corte da Raffaello ai Carracci.

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