Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In 1515 the great Venetian painter Giovanni Bellini painted the Dominican friar Teodoro of Urbino in the guise of Saint Dominic, founder of his order. What we don't know is whether the picture was intended as a devotional image of the dead saint that Bellini made more lifelike by using a specific living model, or whether it was meant to commemorate Fra Teodoro's own sanctity by identifying him with Saint…
A Portfolio of Canadian Art 1926 The Venetian Painter Canvas Art - Paul Peel (18 x 24)
A Bellini at Harry's Bar Another iconic Venetian hangout, Harry's Bar was where the Bellini cocktail was invented—a mixture of sparkling prosecco wine and fresh peach juice. A drink here isn't cheap, but there's only one genuine Harry's Bar. Carpaccio was also invented here, and just like the Bellini was named after a Venetian painter.
Grand staircase in the Würzburg Residence a Baroque-style palace in southern Germany. Venetian painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo decorated the vault with a fresco showing paintings representing four continents: Europe America Asia and Africa. [764 1146]
Saturno Buttò is a venetian painter, born in may 1957. His work is characterized by a personal, formal interpretation of European sacred art and technical skill, that reminds one of the great masters of classical art, combining eroticism , horror, religion , sadomasochism, dreams and objects related to medicine.