Assumption of the Virgin oil painting by Tintoretto

made out of oil paint and canvas in 1550

244 x 137 cms (96 x 533/4 ins)

Gallerie dell'Accademia Venice, Veneto, Italy, Europe

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1550

Titian is again in Augsburg and executes the portrait of Philip II, which is sent to England and proves useful in Philip's suit for the hand of Queen Mary.
Giorgio Vasari publishes his 'Lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Architects', the first book of art history scholarship. It features a prominent chapter on Michelangelo, who is still alive at this point.

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