Bacchus and Ariadne oil painting by Titian at the age of 34

made out of oil paint and canvas from 1522 to 1523

176.5 x 191 cms (691/4 x 75 ins)

National Gallery of Art London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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Art by artists at the same age

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1522

Some believe that Australia is sighted by a Portuguese expedition led by Cristóvão de Mendonça who maps the continent and names it Jave la Grande ("The Greater Java").

April 27

In the Battle of Bicocca, French and Swiss forces under Odet de Lautrec are defeated by the Spanish in their attempt to retake Milan, and are forced to withdraw into Venetian territory.

June 19

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor visits King Henry VIII of England and signs the Treaty of Windsor pledging a joint invasion of France, bringing England into the Italian War of 1521–1526.

July

The English army attacks Brittany and Picardy from Calais, burning and looting the countryside.

September

Martin Luther's translation of the Bible's New Testament into Early New High German from Greek, _Das newe Testament Deutzsch_, is published in Germany, selling thousands in the first few weeks.
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