The history of Venetian painting in the second half of the 16th century, analyzed by geographical area and different forms of expression, with thorough study of outstanding personalities and a fine selection of images.
[The 1500s / Vol. II] Careful analysis of Venetian painting in the second half of the 16th century, focusing on figures like Bassano, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Palma and Lotto, whose distinctive characteristics, approach to the landscape, atmosphere and tone have subsequently been continuously developed by international artistic culture.
Accurate examination of the territory and its internal thematic influences, with an excellent selection of illustrations, often never previously published, for a truly advanced work of research in the field of Venetian painting.
The region is subdivided into provinces with the aim of showing works in their context, permitting greater clarity in the overall description of the panorama of Venetian painting, while offering a series of intriguing references. The plot of events and cultural connections that emerges provides a greater understanding of the characteristics of an exceptional figurative civilization, while laying the groundwork for further research.