Titian (Biographical details)

Titian (painter/draughtsman; Italian; Male; 1489/90 - 1576)

Also known as

Titian; Vecellio, Tiziano; Tiziano

Biography

Painter and designer for prints. b. Cadore, trained Venice, influenced by Giorgione, in Padua in 1511; henceforth in Venice. Court painter to Charles V in 1533. In Rome 1545-6; in Augsburg 1548-9 and 1550-1.

Bibliography

Harold E.Wethey, 'The paintings of Titian', 3 vols 1969ff
Maria Catelli Isola, 'Immagini da Tiziano', Gabinetto Nazionale, Rome 1976 (exhibition)
Maria Agnese Chiari, 'Incisioni da Tiziano', Correr Venice 1982 (catalogue of the Correr collection)