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The Accademia

Core Reading (see also the bibliography for Culture)
1. Paolo Veneziano, Coronation of the Virgin . c. 1350.

Muraro, Michelangelo, Paolo da Venezia (Philadelphia, 1970) War.

2. Michele Giambono, Coronation of the Virgin . c. 1448.

Land, Norman E., ‘Michele Giambono’s “Coronation of the Virgin” for S. Agnese in Venice: A New Proposal’, The Burlington Magazine 119 (1977), 167-75.

3. Giovanni Bellini, San Giobbe Altarpiece . c. 1487

Robertson, Giles, Giovanni Bellini (New York, 1981)

Ghiotto, Renato, and Terisio Pignatti, L’opera completa di Giovanni Bellini (Milan, 1969)

Goffen, Rona, ‘Bellini, S. Giobbe and Altar Egos’, Artibus et Historiae 7 (1986), 57-70.

Goffen, Rona, Giovanni Bellini (New Haven, 1989)

4. Giovanni Bellini, Madonna degli Alberetti . 1487.

Robertson, Giles, Giovanni Bellini (New York, 1981)

Ghiotto, Renato, and Terisio Pignatti, L’opera completa di Giovanni Bellini (Milan, 1969)

Goffen, Rona, Giovanni Bellini (New Haven, 1989)

Goffen, Rona, 'Icon and Vision: Giovanni Bellini's Half-Length Madonnas', The Art Bulletin 57 (1975), 487-518

5. Vittore Carpaccio, The Dream of St Ursula . 1495

The drawing on which the painting is based, now in the Uffizi in Florence.

The Stories from the Life of St Ursula (1490-96)

Fortini Brown, Patricia, Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio (New Haven, 1988)

6. Gentile Bellini, Procession in Piazza S. Marco . 1496

Fortini Brown, Patricia, Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio (New Haven, 1988)

Rodini, Elizabeth, 'Describing Narrative in Gentile Bellini’s Procession in Piazza San Marco, Art History 21.1 (1998), 26–44. Blackwell

7. Giorgione, The Tempest . c. 1505

Campbell, Stephen J., ‘Giorgione’s “Tempest,” “Studiolo” Culture, and the Renaissance Lucretius’, Renaissance Quarterly 56 (2003), 299-332

Lettieri, Dan, ‘Landscape and Lyricism in Giorgione’s “Tempesta”’, Artibus et Historiae 15 (1994), 55-70

Settis, Salvatore, Giorgione’s Tempest: Interpreting the Hidden Subject, trans. Ellen Bianchini (Chicago, 1990)

8. Lorenzo Lotto, Portrait of a Gentleman in his Study . c. 1527

Brown, David Alan, et al., Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance (New Haven, 1997)

Humfrey, Peter, Lorenzo Lotto (New Haven, 1997)

9. Titian, Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple . 1539

Cole, Bruce, Titian and Venetian painting, 1450-1590 (Boulder, CO, 1999)

Hope, Charles, Titian (London, 1980)

Rosand, David, Painting in Cinquecento Venice (New Haven, 1982)

10. Tintoretto, The Miracle of St Mark Freeing the Slave . 1548

Bernari, Carlo, and Pierluigi De Vecchi, L’opera completa del Tintoretto (Milan, 1970)

Rosand, David, Painting in Cinquecento Venice (New Haven, 1982)

Tietze, Hans, Tintoretto: the drawings and paintings (London, 1948)

11. Workshop of Tintoretto, Portrait of Jacopo Soranzo . c. 1550

Rearick, W.R., 'Reflections on Tintoretto as a Portraitist', Artibus et Historiae 16 (1995), 51-68

12. Paolo Veronese, Feast in the House of Levi . 1573

Cocke, Richard, Veronese (London, 1980)

Rosand, David, Painting in Cinquecento Venice (New Haven, 1982)

Poivene, Guido, and Remigio Marini, L’opera completa del Veronese (Milan, 1968)

 


Carpaccio, The Ambassadors (detail)