No. 385: Tintoretto

Episode No. 385 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features curators Frederick Ilchman and John Marciari.

Along with Robert Echols, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston curator Frederick Ilchman has organized “Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice” at the National Gallery of Art. The exhibition, the first Tintoretto retrospective in the United States, opens on Sunday and will remain on view through July 7. It includes nearly 50 paintings and over a dozen works on paper. The outstanding exhibition catalogue was published by the NGA and Yale University Press. Amazon offers it for $42.

On the second segment, Morgan Library curator John Marciari discusses “Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice,” a survey of roughly 80 drawings by Tintoretto and his Venetian cohorts. It also opens on Sunday and will remain on view at the NGA through June 9. Its excellent catalogue was published by Paul Holberton Publishing. Amazon offers it for $40.

Air date: March 21, 2019.

 

Tintoretto, Self-Portrait, 1546.

Tintoretto, The Conversion of Saint Paul, ca. 1545.

Tintoretto, The Contest of Apollo and Marsyas, 1544-45.

Tintoretto, The Origin of the Milky Way, ca. 1577-79.

Tintoretto, Saint Augustine Healing the Lame, ca. 1549-50.

Bastiano da Sangallo, after Michelangelo, The Battle of Cascina, ca. 1542.

Tintoretto, The Massacre of the Innocents, ca. 1582-87.

Tintoretto, Venus and Mars Surprised by Vulcan, ca. 1545-46.

Tintoretto and Workshop, The Last Supper, 1559.

Tintoretto, The Last Supper, ca 1563-64.

Tintoretto, The Last Supper, 1547.

Tintoretto, Tarquin and Lucretia, ca. 1578-80.

Tintoretto, The Virgin Mary in Medidtation, ca 1582-83.

Tintoretto, The Virgin Mary in Medidtation, ca 1582-83.

Tintoretto, The Virgin Mary Reading, ca. 1582-83.

Tintoretto, The Baptism of Christ, ca 1580.

Tintoretto, Self-Portrait, ca. 1588.

Tintoretto, Venus and Vulcan, ca. 1545.

Tintoretto, Standing Male Nude with Hands on Hips, ca 1560.

Tintoretto, Reclining Male Nude (for St. George and the Dragon), ca. 1553.

Tintoretto, St. George and the Dragon, ca. 1553.

Tintoretto, St. George and the Dragon, ca. 1553, digital infrared reflectorgram.

Tintoretto (?), Study of Michelangelo’s Samson and the Philistines, ca. 1560-70.

Tintoretto Workshop, Study of Michelangelo’s Samson and the Philistines, ca. 1560-70.

Tintoretto Workshop, Study of the Grimani Vitellius, ca. 1570-80.

Attributed to El Greco, Pieta, ca 1570.

Attributed to El Greco, Last Supper, ca. 1575.

Attributed to El Greco, Pieta, ca. 1570.

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