Tag Archives: Titian

Research on colour

I have taken a short break from studying History of Art primarily as I have been researching for my textiles course which I am doing simultaneously also also to deal with some aspects of my business and both are relevant … Continue reading

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‘Venice’ – Francesco da Mosto – BBC 4

By chance on Sunday evening 22 May 2016 my fiance and myself were ‘channel flicking’ to find something to watch late in the evening and stumbled across this series on BBC4 on the iplayer and as we watch the series … Continue reading

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Exercise: Study some mythological subjects

This exercise is posted in the course material with two differing sections: ‘Choose two or three paintings of a mythological subject and research the story behind these paintings.  Where did the story originate, for example? Think about how the myths … Continue reading

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15th – 17th Century – Summary of notes

Tutor report notes with suggestions/corrections are at the end of each section. 15TH CENTURY NOTES POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS Florence became region state from city-state due to threat of invasion from the North being removed and Florence looking back … Continue reading

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Comparison between two annotations – Titian’s Diana and Actaeon and Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait

These two paintings are separated by over a century in years but also by the fact one is a by a Venetian artist of the High Renaissance and the other by a Flemish artist of the earlier century. The two … Continue reading

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Assignment study – Diego Velazquez – The Rokeby Venus

STUDY OF DIEGO VELAZQUEZ – THE ROKEBY VENUS Image courtesy of:  https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk Amendments suggested by tutor after feedback highlighted in italics.   POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS Velazquez was born in Seville in 1599 which at the time was a … Continue reading

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