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[Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum] 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Japan and Italy diplomatic relations “Titian and the Renaissance in Venice” sneak preview report

Circa 1515 Tiziano Vecellio “Flora”, Florence, Uffizi

1/21/2017 (Saturday) from 4/2 (Sunday) and at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum exhibits 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Japan and Italy diplomatic relations “Titian and the Renaissance in Venice” will be held.
1/20 (Friday) press preview was held, so inform the exhibition.


The skin of women emerged from the dimly lit background lit by the soft light. The touch is granular and are dressed in warm colors and textures.

By Tiziano Vecellio “Flora”.
It is a masterpiece of the early masters of the Venetian school in free and vigorous brushstrokes and rich color Europe widely affected, by Titian. Beautiful flowers blooming in the spring of miniature rose, violets, jasmine and is being held in the right hand. You can be the goddess of flowers in Italy people loved this beautiful woman, flora.


In 1511 by Jacopo de Barbari, Venetian bird’s eye view”(1,500 early printings), Museo correr, Venice

15th century-city Venice of the 16th century, facing the Adriatic sea water, due to maritime trade enjoying unprecedented prosperity. It is leaps and bounds have grown in the field of painting as a center of Renaissance art at the same time along with Florence, Rome, and had established a style of its own.

This exhibition, masters Titian, mainly from the early Venetian Renaissance along the flow of the times ripe for Titian and Venetian School of painters and masters Titian after age nearly 70 paintings and prints introduces. It is a very valuable opportunity, traced the feats of Titian and Venetian school achievement,.

Let’s introduce the exhibition.


No. 1 Chapter Venice, another Renaissance

From the front
Girolamo glitzy da Santa Croce “Madonna and child with St. Sebastian and St. Rochus.” 1510 days, Vicenza, Chiericati Palace picture gallery
Giovanni manset 1505-10 year “feeding our Lady and St. Jerome, St. Dominic”, Vicenza, Chiericati Palace picture gallery


Giovanni Bellini “Madonna (our Lady of frizzoni) around 1470, Museo correr, Venice


Tiziano Vecellio “resurrection of Christ” 1510-12, Florence, Uffizi art gallery



No. 2 Chapter Titian’s age

Sebastiano del piombo portrait of a man in 1511 earlier, Naples, Capodimonte Museum of art

Giovanni Speranza de vayenti “virgin birth” 1526, Vicenza, Chiericati Palace picture gallery

By Jacopo Tintoretto Leda and the Swan 1551-55 years, Florence, Uffizi art gallery



Titian, Danae: 1544-46 years, Naples, Capodimonte Museum of art



No. 3: Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese -Masters race

Titian in 1567, Mary of Magdala”, Naples, Capodimonte Museum of art

Paolo Veronese 1562-65 years, Holy Family and St. Barbara and young St. John the Baptist”, Florence, Uffizi art gallery


The exhibition is from Saturday, January 21, 2017 until April 2 (Sun). Human praise born in the city of water. I think that you can see the vitality and sensuality that Titian and the light of Venice draw.