philamuseum : Happy birthday to Venetian mannerist painter Tintoretto (Jacopo di Giovanni Battista Robusti), born today in 1519 (d. 1594).

philamuseum:

Happy birthday to Venetian mannerist painter Tintoretto (Jacopo di Giovanni Battista Robusti), born today in 1519 (d. 1594). This captivating self-portrait was made early in Tintoretto’s career, and foreshadowed the dramatic qualities of his future work. Hear more about this painting on PMA’s web site. 

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