Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
AllegoriesVirtue
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Personifications of Ecclesia
Church History The Reformation Allegories
Further details
According to Wittkower this is a reworking of an earlier canvas begun before 1534 for the Duke of Urbino; the current composition shows not 'Religion succoured by Spain' but rather the 'Church receiving the penitent Netherlandish heretics'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (c1488-1576)
DATE
1572 - 1575
LOCATION
Madrid, Museo del Prado (inv. P 430)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Rudolf Wittkower, Titian's Allegory of 'Religion succoured by Spain', 1. The change in Symbolism, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 3 (1939-1940), pp. 138-140
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RELATIONS
Prado
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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