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    Question asked 2016-11-30 16:15:33 ... Most recent comment 2016-11-30 16:47:00
    Pigments Technical Art History
    What colors did Titian use

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  • EditDeleteModerator AnswerThere are some excellent resources on Titian's technique and palette, most of which are now available for free online:

    “Technical Examinations of Titian's ‘Venus and Adonis’: A Note on Early Italian Oil Painting Technique,” by Ulrich Birkmaier, Arie Wallert, and Andrea Rothe

    “North and South: Painting Techniques in Venice,” by Jill Dunkerton. In Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Durer, Bellini, and Titian, edited by Bernard Aikema and Beverly Louis Brown (New York: Rizzoli Intl. Publishing, 2000), 92-103.

    “Recovering Titian: The Cleaning and Restoration of Three Overlooked Canvas Paintings,” by Jill Dunkerton

    “Titian’s Painting Technique to c. 1540,” by Jill Dunkerton, Marika Spring, Rachel Billinge, Kamilla Kalinina, Rachel Morrison, Gabriella Macaro, David Peggie, and Ashok Roy

    “’A Boy with a Bird’ in the National Gallery: Two Responses to a Titian Question,” by Paul Joannides and Jill Dunkerton

    “Titian’s ‘Bacchus and Ariadne’,” by Arthur Lucas and Joyce Plesters

    Dunkerton, Jill, Susan Foister, and Nicholas Penny. Dürer to Veronese. Sixteenth-Century Painting in the National Gallery. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

    Kristin deGhetaldi
    2016-11-30 16:49:45

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