Art Analysis: Jacopo Pesaro

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-it was done by Titian who was considered to be an Italian Renaissance master of his time-Jacopo Pesaro who was commander of the papal fleet and was appointed that position by Alexander VI -Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice -the work stood tall on the left side of the nave and it was at the back of the altar of the Pizarros the color is very vivid in some areas with the gold fabric and the blue fabric which is mainly worn by Saint Peter’s with his white book and on either side, there is a brilliant red -it’s also different than a traditional painting in part because of the way the painting is offset -the architecture comes straight at the viewer and the Virgin Mary is not right at the center here and she looks down to her right while Christ looks down to his left to Saint Francis…show more content…
-with Christ’s head in one direction and the Virgin’s in another, it gives us the illusion of divided attention between the important figures in the work -the painting makes use of the light coming in from the direction of the entrance of the church which unifies the viewer’s space with the spiritual space of the figures -there is a pyramidal organization with the figures and it brings our eyes up to Virgin Mary and Christ who’s at the apex or Saint Peters who is also at another apex -the mass of the flag helps to offset the mass of the Virgin Mary -Saint Peter’s key is on a step in the work and Saint Peters himself seems to be like a register of who is allowed into heaven and looks down at Pesaro as a mediator between him and the Virgin -Saint Peter in the picture presents the patron, Jacopo Pesaro, who is kneeling in front the Virgin Mary and Virgin Mary is looking down at him -Jacopo Pesaro’s family is on the other side of him -the code of arms emblem of the Pope can be seen on the flag that is carried on the left and right below that emblem is the emblem of the code of arms of the Pizarro family -there is a prisoner of war wearing a turban and a soldier right beside the

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