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Man in Armour Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)

Man in Armour

Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)

  • TITLE

    : Man in Armour
  • AUTHOR

    : Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
  • DATE

    : c. 1530
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 65 × 58cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 16th century Venice painting
  • ROOM

    : 1

In his Musaeum Federico Borromeo writes that “Titian would have wanted to paint his father like this, armour-clad, to celebrate in a playful manner the nobility he claimed to have acquired though such offspring”. This would therefore make the portrait that of Gregorio Vecellio, Captain of the Centuria of Pieve di Cadore and the painter’s father.

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  • TITLE

    Man in Armour
  • AUTHOR

    Tiziano Vecellio (1480-1576)
  • DATE

    c. 1530
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    65 × 58cm
  • SUBJECT

    Portrait
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    16th century Venice painting
  • ROOM

    1

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