Pope Alexander VI Presenting Bishop Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter (1506-1510) - Titian - Canvas Print

Size: 10"x8" (25x20cm)
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The painting "Pope Alexander VI Presenting Bishop Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter" by Titian, created between 1506 and 1510, is a large-scale work that depicts a historic event in the Vatican. The scene shows Pope Alexander VI (who was actually named Rodrigo Borgia) presenting Bishop Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter, with the assistance of two other figures. The painting is notable for its remarkable detail and use of color, as well as the complex symbolism it contains. The central figure of the work is Pope Alexander VI, who is depicted in an imposing manner, wearing a red and gold robe emblazoned with the papal insignia. He stands in the center of the composition, with his right hand raised in a gesture of blessing or presentation. Behind him are two figures holding the red curtain that separates the scene from Saint Peter's Basilica, representing the temporal and spiritual power of the Pope. To the left of the Pope is Bishop Jacopo Pesaro, who was a Venetian diplomat and statesman. He is depicted in a simple white robe, his head slightly bowed in deference to the Pope. The symbolism here is evident; Bishop Pesaro represents the authority of the Church in temporal matters, with Pope Alexander VI representing spiritual authority. In the background of the work, the basilica of Saint Peter can be seen through the red curtain held by two other figures. This serves to emphasize the importance of the Vatican as a symbol of the Christian faith and its continued influence on European society at that time. Overall, "Pope Alexander VI Presenting Bishop Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter" is an impressive work of art that showcases Titian's skill in representing historical events and the complexities of power dynamics within the Church during the early 16th century.

Pope Alexander VI Presenting Bishop Jacopo Pesaro to Saint Peter (1506-1510) - Titian - Canvas Print

  • Premium Quality: Hand stretched over a 38mm pine gallery frame with premium 330gsm cotton canvas.
  • Advanced Finish: Lacquered with satin varnish for UV protection, ensuring vibrant and lasting color.
  • Archival Grade Inks: Printed with archival-grade inks to resist fading, maintaining the artwork's beauty for years.
  • Ready to Hang: Each canvas comes ready to hang right out the box, making installation effortless.
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