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Encyclopedia > Paolo Veronese
The Feast in the House of Levi (1573), one of the largest canvases of the 16th century. It led to an investigation by the Roman Catholic Inquisition.
The Feast in the House of Levi (1573), one of the largest canvases of the 16th century. It led to an investigation by the Roman Catholic Inquisition.

Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 - Venice April 19, 1588) was an important Venetian Renaissance painter. His birth name was Paolo Cagliari or Paolo Caliari; he became known as "Veronese" from his birthplace in Verona. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1336x593, 229 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Paolo Veronese ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1336x593, 229 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Paolo Veronese ... Verona (population est. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the region of Veneto and the province of the same name in Italy. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is the capital of the region of Veneto and the province of the same name in Italy. ... Raphael was famous for depicting illustrious figures of the Classical past with the features of his Renaissance contemporaries. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ...


Veronese studied the local art in Verona in his youth, then moved briefly to Mantua in 1548 (where he created frescos in that city's Duomo) before settling in Venice. He trained under fellow Veronese artist Giovanni Francesco Caroto. Mantua (in Italian Mantova, in the local dialect of Emiliano-Romagnolo language Mantua) is an important city in Lombardy, Italy and capital of the province with the same name. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... Fresco by Dionisius representing Saint Nicholas. ... Duomo is a generic Italian term for a cathedral church. ... Giovanni Francesco Caroto (1480-1555) was a Veronese painter of the Renaissance. ...


Most of his works are vivid narrative cycles, executed in a dramatic and colorful Mannerist Venetian style, full of majestic architectural sets and glittering Venetian pageantry. Mannerism is the term used to describe the artistic style that arose in mid-16th century. ...


With Titian and Tintoretto he makes up the triumvirate of great painters of the late Renaissance in Venice. He is known as a supreme colourist and for his illusionistic decorations in both fresco and oil. His large paintings of biblical feasts executed for the refectories of monasteries in Venice and Verona are especially celebrated. He also produced many altarpieces, history and mythological paintings and portraits. His compositional sketches in pen, ink and wash, figure studies in chalk, and chiaroscuro modelli and ricordi form a significant body of drawings. He headed a family workshop that remained active after his death. Titians self-portrait, 1566. ... Detail of a self-portrait Tintoretto (real name Jacopo Robusti; 1518 - May 31, 1594) was one of the greatest painters of the Venetian school and probably the last great painter of Italian Renaissance. ...


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External links

  • paintings of Paolo Veronese
  • Veronese biography on Web Gallery of Art with link to images of many of his paintings
  • Art Reproductions of Veronese
  • For a partial transcript of the inquest on the painting, Feast in the House of Levi[1].

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Paul the Venetian and San Sebastiano, His Temple of Art - Ascension Research Center (3987 words)
Paolo was first asked to execute the paintings for the relatively small sacristy, and I do not know if Torlioni, his financier, had it in mind from the start that Paolo would paint the entire church interior.
This one depicts Jacob's Ladder, and is by one of Paolo's helpers.
Paolo’s brother is buried beneath another stone to the side, and overlooking both stones is a bust of Paolo by Matteo Cornero, ascribed to the seventeenth century.
Paolo Veronese (307 words)
PAOLO CALIARI was born in Verona, hence he was known by the name Veronese.
Veronese has included a self portrait of himself playing the viola da braccio; beside him are fellow artists Titian and Tintoretto.
Veronese: The Profane Painter, by Pierluigi De Vecchi.
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