Popular with painters during the early 1600s, copper sheets were used by Jan Brueghel the Elder, Adam Elsheimer, David Teniers the younger, William Blake, and Joseph Stella, among others.
One of the greatest painters of all time, the Venetian Jacopo Tintoretto, was born almost 500 years ago. Probably, and he wasn’t called that either.
Some paintings which may not show the traditional story from the gospels, but which don’t contradict it.
Was painterly style a Venetian phenomenon, or was it more widespread in the early sixteenth century?