Giacomo Doria (1533 – 1535) by Titian

Giacomo Doria - Titian - 1533 - 1535

Artwork Information

TitleGiacomo Doria
Date1533 - 1535
Art MovementHigh Renaissance
Current LocationAshmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

About Giacomo Doria

The artwork titled “Giacomo Doria,” crafted by the illustrious artist Titian, dates back to the period between 1533 and 1535. It is a quintessential example of the High Renaissance art movement. Titian utilized oil on canvas to immortalize the visage of his subject. Recognized as a portrait, this piece finds its home at the prestigious Ashmolean Museum located in Oxford, United Kingdom.

The formal composition presents a gentleman standing with a dignified posture, exuding an air of authority and calm composure. Dressed in a dark, sumptuous garment that reflects the light to create silky textures, the subject stands against a neutral backdrop punctuated by a column and a ledge with an indistinct inscription. His gaze seems introspective yet direct, engaging the onlooker with a resonance of both wisdom and curiosity. With his full beard and keen eyes, the sitter’s features are rendered with a meticulous attention to detail that accentuates his individuality. The chiaroscuro, expertly employed by Titian, brings out the three-dimensionality of the figure and adds a profound depth to the artwork, while the subtle gradations of light and shadow play across the subject’s face and attire, highlighting the skillful hand of the Renaissance master.

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