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ˌtɪn təˈrɛt oʊtin·toret·to

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tintoretto, Jacopo Robustinoun

    Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)

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  1. Tintoretto

    Tintoretto, real name Jacopo Comin, was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school. For his phenomenal energy in painting he was termed Il Furioso. His work is characterized by its muscular figures, dramatic gestures, and bold use of perspective in the Mannerist style, while maintaining color and light typical of the Venetian School. In his youth, Tintoretto was also known as Jacopo Robusti as his father had defended the gates of Padua in a way that others called robust, against the imperial troops during the War of the League of Cambrai. His real name "Comin" has only recently been discovered by Miguel Falomir, the curator of the Museo del Prado, Madrid, and was made public on the occasion of the retrospective of Tintoretto at the Prado in 2007. Comin translates to the spice cumin in the local language.

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  1. Tintoretto

    baptized Jacopo Robusti, a famous Italian artist, one of Ruskin's "five supreme painters," born at Venice; save for a few lessons under Titian he seems to have been self-taught; took for his models Titian and Michael Angelo, and came specially to excel in grandeur of conception and in strong chiaroscuro effects; amongst his most notable pictures are "Belshazzar's Feast," "The Last Supper," "The Crucifixion," "The Last Judgment," "The Resurrection," &c.; some of these are of enormous size (1518-1594).

Etymology and Origins

  1. Tintoretto

    The better known name of the famous Italian painter, Jacopo Robusti, because his father was a tintore, or dyer.

Who Was Who?

  1. Tintoretto

    A Venetian painting manufacturer. Together with P. P. Rubens he held the record for covering canvas and wearing out brushes. Recreation: He never had any.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tintoretto in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tintoretto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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