Tintoretto (Jacopo Comin)

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Style: Italian Renaissance

Place: Venice

Born: 1518

Death: 1594

Nationality: Italy


Tintoretto (September 29, 1518 - May 31, 1594), real name Jacopo Comin, was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Venetian Renaissance school. For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed Il Furioso, and his dramatic use of perspectival space and special lighting effects make him a precursor of Baroque art. In his youth, Tintorett...