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Paolo  Veronese

(b Verona, 1528; d Venice, 19 April 1588).

Italian painter and draughtsman. 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

 
 
 


Madonna Enthroned with Saints

c. 1562
Oil on canvas, 339 x 191 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
 

 
 

 


The Vision of St Helena

c. 1580
Oil on canvas, 166 x 134 cm
Pinacoteca, Vatican
 


 


Christ in the Garden Supported by an Angel

c. 1580
Oil on canvas, 80 x 108 cm
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan



 

Jesus among the Doctors in the Temple

1558
Oil on canvas, 236 x 430 cm
Museo del Prado, Madrid



 

The Martyrdom of St. Justine

c. 1573
Oil on canvas, 103 x 113 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

 
 


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The Consecration of Saint Nicholas

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