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1890 Wood Engraving Titian Art Assumption Virgin Mary Italian Renaissance XAQA6

1890 Wood Engraving Titian Art Assumption Virgin Mary Italian Renaissance XAQA6

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"The Assumption of the Virgin"

This is an original 1890 black and white wood engraving of an Italian Renaissance painting by Titian entitled the Assumption of the Virgin that portrays the Madonna ascending into heaven surrounded by cherubim while the apostles look on beneath her. Today the artwork serves as the altarpiece in the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice, Italy, Europe.


This 123+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Large wrinkle - right margin. Original portfolio crease. Small tear - left margin. Please note: There is a light pencil marking in the bottom left margin.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 9.75 inches; 18 x 25 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a portfolio of wood engravings from 1890 of paintings and portraits by Italian Renaissance artist Titian (or Tiziano Vecelli). To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Titian. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.

Tiziano Vecelli (Titian)

Tiziano Vecelli (Titian) (?-1576) was an Italian Renaissance painter native to Pieve di Cadore, Venice, Italy. To date, Titian remains one of the most versatile Italian painters to ever grace the art scene. His works primarily focused on portraits (usually of famous figures, including royalty, artists, writers and religious figures), landscapes, religion and mythological subjects. TitianÕs art has been held at the Louvre, the Vatican Museum, the Morosini Palace, the convent of Saint Andrea, the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, the Carmelite Church, the Scuola del Santo, the National Gallery in London, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Prado, DogeÕs Palace, the Church of San Domenico in Ancona and many more. Later in his life, Titian worked for Philip II as a portrait painter. Today, TitianÕs paintings are sold for millions of dollars.

Keywords specific to this image: Christian, Religious, Roman Catholic, God, Angels

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