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Titian

(Encyclopedia)Titian tĭshˈən, c.1490–1576, Venetian painter, whose name was Tiziano Vecellio, b. Pieve di Cadore in the Dolomites. Of the very first rank among the artists of the Renaissance, Titian was extrao...

Vecellio

(Encyclopedia)Vecellio: see Titian.

Campagnola, Domenico

(Encyclopedia)Campagnola, Domenico dōmĕˈnēkō kämpänyôˈlä [key], 1500–c.1564, painter and engraver. Although Campagnola worked exclusively in Italy, there are documents indicating that he was of German o...

Apelles

(Encyclopedia)Apelles əpĕlˈēz [key], fl. 330 b.c., Greek painter, the most celebrated in antiquity but now known only through descriptions of his works. He is thought to have studied under Ephorus of Ephesus an...

Cincinnati Art Museum

(Encyclopedia)Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1877 by the Women's Art Museum Association, the museum opened in 1886. Its collections contain examples spanning 3,000 years of artistic production....

Moro, Antonio

(Encyclopedia)Moro, Antonio môˈrō [key], c.1519–c.1575, Flemish portrait painter, known as Antonis Mor or Moor and as Sir Anthony More. He studied with Jan van Scorel. In 1547 he was a free master at Antwerp ...

Giorgione

(Encyclopedia)Giorgione jōrjôˈnā [key], c.1478–1510, Venetian painter, b. Castelfranco Veneto; fellow student of Titian under Giovanni Bellini in Venice. Giorgione was known also as Zorgo or Zorgi da Castelfr...

Bache, Jules Semon

(Encyclopedia)Bache, Jules Semon, 1861–1944, American banker and art collector, b. New York City. He made an immense fortune on Wall St., organized the banking firm of J. S. Bache and Company, and was director of...

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