List of famous Titian paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Titian has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular Titian paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that Titian created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Titian paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.
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- 11 VOTESBacchus and Ariadne is an oil painting by Titian. It is one of a cycle of paintings on mythological subjects produced for Alfonso d'Este, the Duke of Ferrara, for the Camerino d'Alabastro – a private room in his palazzo in Ferrara decorated with paintings based on classical texts. An advance payment was given to Raphael, who originally held the commission for the subject of a Triumph of Bacchus. At the time of Raphael's death in 1520, only a preliminary drawing was completed and the commission was then handed to Titian. In the case of Bacchus and Ariadne, the subject matter was derived from the Roman poets Catullus and Ovid. The painting, considered one of Titian's greatest works, now hangs ...more
- 21 VOTESAssumption of the Virgin is a large oil painting by Italian Renaissance artist Titian, executed in 1516–1518. It is located on the high altar in the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice, being the largest altarpiece in the city.
- 32 VOTESThe Allegory of Prudence is an oil painting attributed to the Italian artist Titian and his assistants. It is in the National Gallery, London. The painting portrays three human heads, each facing in a different direction, above three animal heads, depicting a wolf, a lion and a dog. The painting is usually interpreted as operating on a number of levels. At the first level, the different ages of the three human heads represent the "Three Ages of Man". The different directions in which they are facing reflect a second, wider concept of Time itself as having a past, present and future. This theme is repeated in the animal heads which, according to some traditions, are associated with those ...more
- 40 VOTESSacred and Profane Love is an oil painting by Titian, painted circa 1514. The painting is presumed to have been commissioned by Niccolò Aurelio, a secretary to the Venetian Council of Ten to celebrate his marriage to a young widow, Laura Bagarotto. It perhaps depicts the bride dressed in white, sitting beside Cupid and being assisted by Venus in person.