In this beautiful volume from the Silk Series artist books from Phaidon Press, author Peter Humfrey provides an ideal introduction to the life and work of this outstanding Renaissance painter.
Placing Titian's career and work into the social and historical context of 16th century Italy, this book explores the artist's approach to a number of themes, including mythology, religion, allegory, and portrait subjects. It also examines the key role of Titian's illustrious patrons.
The book is bound in richly colored silk and includes 150 color and 25 black-and-white illustrations of the artist's greatest works, including Concert Champêtre, Bacchus and Ariadne, Entombment, and his last work, the Pietà.
Author — Peter Humfrey.
Hardcover. 240 pages.