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 (tĭn′tə-rĕt′ō, tēn′tō-rĕt′tō) Originally Jacopo Robusti. 1518-1594.
Italian painter of religious, mythological, and historical subjects as well as portraits. His works include Saint George and the Dragon (c. 1550).


(ˌtɪntəˈrɛtəʊ; Italian tintoˈretto)
(Biography) Il (il). original name Jacopo Robusti. 1518–94, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include Susanna bathing (?1550) and the fresco cycle in the Scuola di San Rocco, Venice (from 1564)


(ˌtɪn təˈrɛt oʊ)

Il (ēl), (Jacopo Robusti), 1518–94, Venetian painter.
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Noun1.Tintoretto - Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)Tintoretto - Italian painter of the Venetian school (1518-1594)
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In the Senate Chamber of the ancient Republic we wearied our eyes with staring at acres of historical paintings by Tintoretto and Paul Veronese, but nothing struck us forcibly except the one thing that strikes all strangers forcibly--a black square in the midst of a gallery of portraits.
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Art and Music in Venice edited by Hilliard T Goldfarb, bursts with colour and information on every page, including lavish reproductions of paintings from Tiepolo, Canaletto and Tintoretto among others.
Headline names of our European civilization - Michelangelo, da Vinci, Canaletto, Titian, Tintoretto - take our breath "away.
Waschek said that Veronese is in the "top three'' of Renaissance painters from Venice in the 16th century, with Titian and Tintoretto.
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Linking him to figures like Abelard (and Heloise), Tintoretto, and Andrew Marvell, Szentkuthy invests Casanova with a terrible grandeur, his austere indictment of sentimentality and the cult of reason flying in the face of the testimony of the Enlightenment.