Self portrait - Jacopo Tintoretto
Self portrait

Jacopo Tintoretto (real name Jacopo Comin; September 29, 1518 - May 31, 1594) was one of the greatest painters of the Venetian school and probably the last great painter of the Italian Renaissance. In his youth he was also called Jacopo Robusti, as his father had defended the gates of Padua in a rather robust way against the imperial troops. His real name "Comin" has only recently been discovered by Miguel Falomir, the curator of the Museo del Prado, Madrid, and was made public on the occasion of the retrospective of Tintoretto at the Prado in 2007. Comin translates to the spice cumin in the local language.

For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed Il Furioso, and his dramatic use of perspectival space and special lighting effects make him a precursor of baroque art.



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The Resurrection of Christ 2 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Resurrection of Christ 2
Portrait of an Old Man in Red Robes - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Portrait of an Old Man in Red Robes
The Fall of Man - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Fall of Man
Portrait of Andreas Vesalius 1514-64 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Portrait of Andreas Vesalius 1514-64
The Miracle of Manna 1577 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Miracle of Manna 1577
Ecce Homo - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Ecce Homo
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
The Last Supper 1592-94 2 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Last Supper 1592-94 2
Venus, Mars, and Vulcan - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Venus, Mars, and Vulcan
A Philosopher - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
A Philosopher
Paradise 2 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Paradise 2
The Agony in the Garden - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Agony in the Garden

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