Danae

Citation
Danae

Material Information

Title:
Danae
Creator:
Titian, ca. 1488-1576 ( Artist : painter )
Kunsthistorisches Museum. ID=AVK
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Vienna, Austria
Style: Italian High Renaissance
School: High Renaissance
Movement: Renaissance
Italian
Painting; Danae;
Genre:
Painting
picture ( marcgt )
Painting

Notes

Summary:
Between 1553 and 1554 Titian executed for the Habsburgs two "mythological fables" of clearly erotic intent, the Danae and the Venus and Adonis, both now in the Prado, Madrid. The Danae is really a variation on a canvas painted ten years earlier for the Farnese family. With greater fidelity to Ovid's text, the Cupid has now been replaced by the elderly nurse who attempts to use her apron to gather the shower of gold into which Jupiter had transformed himself in order to possess the young woman.
General Note:
Design Date: After 1554 (signed)
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1554
General Note:
Inventory: 90

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-LIF0518 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.lif0518 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

Full Text
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Titian, ca. 1488-1576.
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Danae.
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c After 1554
340
b 135 x 152 cm.
Oil on canvas.
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Design Date: After 1554 (signed)
Beginning Date: 1554
Inventory: 90
520
Between 1553 and 1554 Titian executed for the Habsburgs two "mythological fables" of clearly erotic intent, the Danae and the Venus and Adonis, both now in the Prado, Madrid. The Danae is really a variation on a canvas painted ten years earlier for the Farnese family. With greater fidelity to Ovid's text, the Cupid has now been replaced by the elderly nurse who attempts to use her apron to gather the shower of gold into which Jupiter had transformed himself in order to possess the young woman.
4 651
Vienna, Austria.
653
Style: Italian High Renaissance.
School: High Renaissance.
Movement: Renaissance.
Italian.
Painting; Danae;
655
Painting
2 710
Kunsthistorisches Museum. ID=AVK
773
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)


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