Artwork Famous History Paintings by Titian

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List of famous Titian History paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Titian is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic History paintings of all time. These popular Titian History paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see History paintings that Titian created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Titian History paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. Everything from Bacchus and Ariadne to Assumption of the Virgin is included on this list. This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Titian History paintings?" and "What are examples of Titian History paintings?"
Allegory of Prudence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous History Paintings by Titian
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The 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 on Wikipedia

Artist: Titian

Subject: Prudence

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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Annunciation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous History Paintings by Titian
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The Annunciation is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian, executed between 1559 and 1564. It is housed in the church of San Salvador, Venice, northern Italy. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Titian

Subject: Annunciation

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance

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Assumption of the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous History Paintings by Titian
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Assumption 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. ...more on Wikipedia

Artist: Titian

Subject: Assumption of Mary

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance

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Bacchus and Ariadne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous History Paintings by Titian
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Bacchus 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 on Wikipedia

Artist: Titian

Subject: Ariadne, Dionysus

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Italian Renaissance, Renaissance

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