The enigmatical and wellknown episode of the double portrait of archibishop Archinto - paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art - can be considered the most astonishing case of Milanese aristocracy patronage towards Titian. Starting from this famous case study, the investigation deals with the different aspects of acquiring and displaying artworks by masters born during the “Golden Age” of the Most Serene Republic of Venice in the collections of the most important noble families of the Stato di Milano. The connection with the appreciation of this great artists at the Habsburg court of Madrid is evident, but it can be considered as a long lasting and remarkable phenomenon in Lombardy.

Filippo Archinto e Tiziano. Il gusto dei lombardi per la pittura veneta del Cinquecento

Laura Facchin
2018

Abstract

The enigmatical and wellknown episode of the double portrait of archibishop Archinto - paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art - can be considered the most astonishing case of Milanese aristocracy patronage towards Titian. Starting from this famous case study, the investigation deals with the different aspects of acquiring and displaying artworks by masters born during the “Golden Age” of the Most Serene Republic of Venice in the collections of the most important noble families of the Stato di Milano. The connection with the appreciation of this great artists at the Habsburg court of Madrid is evident, but it can be considered as a long lasting and remarkable phenomenon in Lombardy.
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