Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Equestrian Emperor Charles V at M Emperor Charles V at M

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Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

Titian took inspiration for the equestrian arrangement of this piece from classic antiquity. It shows the Emperor of the Holy Roman-Germanic Empire as an inspiring symbol of power. It commemorates the battle of Muehlberg, which took place against the protestant troops of John Frederick of Saxony. Titian uses the technique of painting in heavy, dark colors, and emphasized the harsh and noble character of this person. Undoubtedly, a masterpiece.

Keywords

Madrid, Spain, Italy, Style: Italian High Renaissance, School: High Renaissance, Movement: Renaissance, Italian, Painting;, Painting

Subject: topical

Style: Italian High Renaissance; School: High Renaissance; Movement: Renaissance; Italian; Painting;

Subject: geographic

Madrid, Spain; Italy

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Genre

Painting; picture

Holding Location

University of South Florida USF

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-LIF1663

Equestrian Emperor Charles V at M Emperor Charles V at M

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