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Danaë (Titian)

Listed under Works of Art in Naples, Italy.

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'Titian's unmatched handling of color is exemplified by his Danaë, one of several mythological paintings (or "poems" as the painter called them) commissioned by Philip II of Spain in 1554. Although Michelangelo adjudged this piece deficient from the point of view of drawing, Titian's studio reproduced it for other patrons more than once.' Wikipedia

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