Doge Alvise Mocenigo (1507–1577) Presented to the Redeemer, Jacopo Tintoretto, probably 1577

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Doge Alvise Mocenigo (1507–1577) Presented to the Redeemer, Jacopo Tintoretto, probably 1577
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Doge Alvise Mocenigo (1507–1577) Presented to the Redeemer, probably 1577, Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 78 in. (97.2 x 198.1 cm), Paintings, Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian, Venice 1519–1594 Venice), This unfinished sketch records one stage of Tintoretto’s preparation of a large votive painting of Doge Alvise Mocenigo destined for a room (the Sala del Collegio) in the Doge’s Palace in Venice. Mocenigo ruled at the time of Venice’s great victory at sea over the Turks, the Battle at Lepanto of 1571, represented in the sketch by the ships in the background, and during the ferocious plague of 1576 (which killed the painter Titian), after which he pledged to build the great church of the Redentore designed by Palladio