Carpaccio Was The Greatest Early Renaissance Narrative Painter Of The Venetian School And This Illuminating Study By Peter Humfrey Ably Demonstrates The Truth Of This Statement Little Is Known Of Vittore Carpaccio S Early Life, Only That He Was Born Sometime BetweenAndThe Dominant Influences On His Early Work Were Those Of Gentile Bellini And Antonello Da Messina His First Known Works Do Not Appear Until , The Date On One Of The Canvases In The Cycle Illustrating The Legend Of St Ursula For The Scuola Di Santa Orsola In These Celebrated Works He Emerged As A Mature Artist Of Originality, Revealing A Gift For Organization, Narrative Skill, And A Masterly Command Of Light Carpaccio Died Some Time BetweenAndAnd Was Subsequently Neglected For Many Centuries He Was Rediscovered In The Nineteenth Century, When His Precise Rendering Of Architecture, And The Luminous Atmosphere Of His Paintings Were Praised By The English Critic John Ruskin
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- 07 June 2018 Peter Humfrey