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Paolo , original name Paolo Cagliari or Caliari. 1528--88, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include The Marriage at Cana (1563) and The Feast of the Levi (1573)
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Nobody knows how a priest on a small island was able to commission work by Veronese, who was then one of the most successful and highest-paid painters in Venice, according to a news release from The Frick.
Following a recommendation by the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest (RCEWA), administered by Arts Council England, Culture Secretary Ed Vaizey placed the temporary export bar on Veronese's Venice Triumphant because of the drawing's outstanding aesthetic importance, its connection with one of the most important commissions of Veronese's career and its status as the most impressive of his few surviving modelli.
Veronese himself was (so far as we can tell) a devout, orthodox Catholic.
Here the transient effects of natural light, and the axes created by suites of doorways, provide a perfect setting for Veronese's luminous and often imposing paintings.
Art collectors and connoisseurs, especially in the first half of the seventeenth century, were mad for the Old Masters, especially the Baroque painters of Renaissance Venice: Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bassano, and their lesser contemporaries.
In these, Veronese teleports Christ and the apostles into sixteenth-century Venice, where they lead a gallant and boisterous lifestyle.
In feature-length documentary Treasures of the Louvre (BBC Four, 9pm), he travels through a place filled with remarkable art, and considers the masterpieces of artists such as Veronese, Rubens, David, Chardin, Gericault and Delacroix.
Remaining on view through April 14: Paolo Veronese: A Master and his Workshop in Renaissance Venice.
Julie Veronese sued the production company, which owner George Lucas recently sold to Walt Disney Co.
Uzbekistan :The Central Asian state of Uzbekistan has with much fanfare put on display what it says is a lost masterpiece of Western art, a painting by Italian Renaissance master Paolo Veronese. The painting, which Uzbek experts say is one of several versions Veronese painted portraying the lamentation after Christ's descent from the cross, has gone on display at the Uzbek State Arts Museum.
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