Tintoretto: Masterpieces in Colour

Posted in Art, Public Domain on May 20, 2013 - by

The general feeling about Jacopo Robusti is perhaps summed up by Giorgio Vasari in his “Lives.” “He is a great lover of the arts,” says our gossip; “he delights in playing on various musical instruments; he is a very agreeable person, but as far as painting is concerned he has the most capricious hand, and the boldest, most extravagant, and most obstinate brain that ever belonged to painter.

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Getting tired of doing art studies on the same people? Try taking a peek at someone new with the Masterpieces in Colour books!

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Tintoretto self portrait

This series was written for students to give an overview of a famous artist. Included are examples of the artists’ works in full color.

*Note: some of the art in the books does contain nudity.

Here are the artists:

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Choir of Angels – Van Eyck

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