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Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

 (1518 - 1594)
Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto was active/lived in Italy.  Jacopo Tintoretto is known for religious figure painting.

Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

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Jacopo Tintoretto, September 29, 1518 - May 31, 1594

Tintoretto was an artist of immense output and dramatic style who emerged from the Venetian School of painting.  He was one of the best known Venetian painters next to Titian (1485 - 1576), having very briefly trained under the master.  Tintoretto had high ambitions, and adorned an inscription in his studio that said, "Michelangelo's design and Titian's Color."  In this he sought to produce the brilliant compositional methods of Michelangelo, while using the bold coloring of Titian; a goal of the highest order for Renaissance painting. He is often said to herald a Baroque style of painting.

Tintoretto was born Jacopo Comin and called Jacopo Robusti in youth,   ...  Displaying 750 of 3751 characters.

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About  Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

Born:  1518 - Venice, Italy
Died:   1594 - Venice, Italy
Known for:  religious figure painting