'Danae' (ca. 1544-46) by Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) © MUSEO E REAL
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Bold in color and expressive in texture, the works of Venetian painters have their own distinctive place within Renaissance art. Taking the lead was Titian (1488/90 -1576), who became official painter to the Venetian Republic, and whose fame spread across the Europe of his day.
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