Episode 161 – Venice: Giorgione’s “Tempest” and “La Vecchia”
February 6, 2024

Notwithstanding that his life and artistic career were cut short by plague in 1510 while the artist was in his thirties, Giorgione revolutionized European painting by his introduction of enigmatic and unconventional iconography. This episode examines two of Giorgione’s most important paintings, both of which are located in the Accademia Gallery in Venice.


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