The assumption of the virgin is a large altarpiece painted by Titian in the Basilica or church of Venice and is believed the largest altarpiece in the city as it is seven meter high and three and half meter wide. He completed this painting in two years. It is the master piece of the Renaissance. This work of art was not without its controversy/argument when first unveiled/ exposed at the church. Because People were unsure of this new style of religious work because of an oversized Virgin Marry figure at its center but Titian and his work won over the city of Venice and his critics. This was Titian’s first Commission/contract and is considered as his early masterpiece and this painting became wildly popular when revealed, establishing Titian’s popularity in Venice as a young painter.
According to Catholics the work celebrates the feast day of August 15 on which it is said that Marry was taken up to the heaven to the God by Jesus before her body could decay.
Titian shrank /condensed the earth and the heaven; he divided the scene of virgins rise to the heaven into three registers each with its own unity, but at the same time, by the effective use of color and line contributing to the overall harmony of the work.
He established a hierarchy in the number and size of the acting figures. The supporters or believers on the first register, Marry and multiple angels on the second register. God and chorus on the third register. The higher the register the fewer central figures there are and less space they occupy.
The believers or the followers of Jesus are looking so worried it’s not so clear but we can see on the face of this follower, if he is sending loving and anxious looks towards the mother of Jesus the Marry. The followers of Jesus are painted as if some are kneeling and praying others reaching in wonder at the sight. They are placed at lower level in my opinion to show people to identify them first the followers of Jesus and as my point of view Titian tried...