Jacopo Bassano, ‘Portrait of a Man in Armour’, ca. 1560, Painting, Oil on canvas, Robilant + Voena
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Jacopo Bassano

Portrait of a Man in Armour, ca. 1560

Oil on canvas
42 9/10 × 32 3/10 in
109 × 82 cm
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This poignant picture of a military hero has recently been attributed to Jacopo da Ponte, who is …

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Jacopo Bassano
Italian, ca. 1510–1592
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Considered one of the leading Venetian painters alongside Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese, Jacopo Bassano was a Renaissance master who incorporated everyday scenery into his religious paintings. Born Jacopo dal Ponte, he was called Bassano for the Northern Italian town in which he worked. During the 1530s, he painted in the conventional Renaissance style, portraying Biblical scenes of humble domestic settings that his audience could recognize, a characteristic that became his work’s hallmark. In the 1540s and ’50s, Bassano worked in a richly colored mannerist style that developed into expressive compositions that played with lighting conditions. His nocturnal scenes, in particular, were very popular, influencing El Greco and anticipating the Baroque period. His later work also demonstrates a heightened attention to landscape and fauna, which he rendered in fastidious naturalist detail.

Jacopo Bassano, ‘Portrait of a Man in Armour’, ca. 1560, Painting, Oil on canvas, Robilant + Voena
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This poignant picture of a military hero has recently been attributed to Jacopo da Ponte, who is best remembered for his genre scenes set in the bucolic landscape around his native Bassano del Grappa. Shepherds, peasants and cowherds populate the backgrounds of his early work and in his later pictures come center …

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Jacopo Bassano
Italian, ca. 1510–1592
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Considered one of the leading Venetian painters alongside Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese, Jacopo Bassano was a Renaissance master who incorporated everyday scenery into his religious paintings. Born Jacopo dal Ponte, he was called Bassano for the Northern Italian town in which he worked. During the 1530s, he painted in the conventional Renaissance style, portraying Biblical scenes of humble domestic settings that his audience could recognize, a characteristic that became his work’s hallmark. In the 1540s and ’50s, Bassano worked in a richly colored mannerist style that developed into expressive compositions that played with lighting conditions. His nocturnal scenes, in particular, were very popular, influencing El Greco and anticipating the Baroque period. His later work also demonstrates a heightened attention to landscape and fauna, which he rendered in fastidious naturalist detail.

Jacopo Bassano

Portrait of a Man in Armour, ca. 1560

Oil on canvas
42 9/10 × 32 3/10 in
109 × 82 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
London, Milan, New York, Paris, St Moritz
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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