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By: Mark Hudson
Publisher: Walker Books: December 2009
Seller ID: 256053
Condition: Used - VeryGood
A compelling portrait of the life, work, and meaning of one of the greatest artists of all time.
Toward the end of his long life, Tiziano Vecelli--known to the world ever since as Titian (circa 1488- 1576)--was at work on a number of paintings that he kept in his studio, never quite completing them, as though wanting to endlessly postpone the moment of closure. Produced with his fingers as much as with the brush, Titian's last paintings are imbued with a unique rawness and immediacy without precedent in the history of Western art. As if to further cloud their me...