A necessary critical summary of the studies on Veronese, whose clear, majestic painting brought him prestigious clients, making him one of the leading painters of the glory of Venice.
[Veronese / Complete works] Having completed his apprenticeship in Verona, where he was born, with the Pala Giustiniani (1551) Paolo Veronese burst onto the scene of Venetian painting, becoming one of its most highly esteemed personalities.
Over the last few decades the critical literature on Paolo Veronese (1528-1588) has greatly increased. This volume presents the complete output of the great artist, combining all the pertinent critical and philological information in a single text. The attention of the art market and collectors has been of crucial importance, contributing to make many additions to the artist’s register of works. Other important contributions have come from research on the drawings and etchings in relation to the paintings. Many fine restoration projects have substantially renewed the legibility of certain outstanding works, at times even altering the question of their attribution.