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 Descent into Hell 2 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Descent into Hell 2
The Fall of Man - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Fall of Man
The Miracle of Manna 1577 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Miracle of Manna 1577
The Last Supper 4 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Last Supper 4
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
The Agony in the Garden - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Agony in the Garden
Esther before Ahasuerus 1547-48 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Esther before Ahasuerus 1547-48
Paradise 2 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Paradise 2
St.George and the Dragon - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
St.George and the Dragon
Christ at the Sea of Galilee c. 1575-80 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Christ at the Sea of Galilee c. 1575-80
The Deliverance of Arsinoe c. 1560 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
The Deliverance of Arsinoe c. 1560
Madonna of the Treasures, 1567 - Jacopo Tintoretto (Robusti) - www.jacopotintoretto.org
Madonna of the Treasures, 1567

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