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A publication on the subject of Titian's frequent portrayal of femme fatales, which features a newly commissioned essay by the leading Titian scholar, Paul Joannedes, on the Raczynski Herodias

ISBN: 978-1-7326492-2-4


Paul Joannides

Paul Joannides is Emeritus Professor of Art History at the University of Cambridge, where he taught for many years. He has published widely on various aspects of the Italian Renaissance, with a particular emphasis on the oeuvres of Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian. He has also worked on French late 18th and early 19th century topics.


Books and Catalogues relating to Titian

Titian to 1518: The Assumption of Genius, 2002

“Titian and Michelangelo/Michelangelo and Titian,” in The Cambridge Companion to Titian, ed. by P. Meilman, Cambridge and New York, 2003–04, pp. 121–145.

“Titian’s Repetitions,” in Titian: Materiality, Likeness, Istoria, ed. by J. Woods-Marsden, Turnhout, 2007, pp. 37–51.

San Sebastiano: Bellezza e integrità nell’arte tra Quattrocento e Seicento, Castello di Miradolo, San Secondo di Pinerolo, 4 October 2014–8 March 2015, ed. by V. Sgarbi and A. D’Amico, Milan, 2014 (cat. entry 13: Titian: St Sebastian).

Dánae y Venus y Adonis: las primeras «poesías» de Tiziano para Felipe II, Miguel Falomir, with the participation of Paul Joannides and Elisa Mora, Madrid, 2014


Articles relating to Titian

“My favourite work” [Titian’s Tarquin and Lucretia], Varsity, no. 578, 7 March 2003, p. a12.

“Titian in London and Madrid,” Paragone, 657, November 2004, pp. 3–30.

“Titian and the Extract,” Studi Tizianeschi, 4, 2006, pp. 135–148.

‘“A Boy with a Bird’ in the National Gallery: Two Responses to a Titian Question,” National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Vol. 28, 2007, pp. 36-57

“Giulio and Titian” [Letter], Master Drawings, 47, 2, Summer 2009, p. 237.

“Titian’s Vienna ‘Mars and Venus:’ Its Lost Pendant and a Variant,” Paragone, 721, March, 2010, pp. 3–27.

“Titian, Giorgione and the Mystery of Paris,” Artibus et Historiae, 61, 2010, pp. 99–114.

“A Portrait of ‘Girolamo Fracastoro’ by Titian in the National Gallery,” (with J. Dunkerton and J. Fletcher), The Burlington Magazine, vol. 155, no. 1318, January 2013, pp. 4–15.

“A Portrait by Titian of Girolamo Cornaro,” Artibus et Historiae, 67, 2013, pp. 239–249.

“A Painting by Titian from the Spanish Royal Collection at Apsley House,” (with R. Featherstone), Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin, 5, 2014, pp. 66–79.

“An Attempt to Situate Titian’s Paintings of the Penitent Magdalen in Some Kind of Order,” Artibus et Historiae, 73, 2016, pp. 157–194.

“Titian’s ‘Danaë:’ The Debate Continues,” (with M. Falomir), The Burlington Magazine, vol. 1359, no. 158, June 2016, pp. 415–419.

“Titian’s Rokeby Venus and Adonis and the Role of Working Templates,” (with J. S. Turner), Studi Tizianeschi, 9, 2014 (published in 2016), pp. 48–76.

‘‘Titian’s Mistress’ at Apsley House,” (with S. Bayliss and A. Tate-Harte), Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin, 6, 2016, pp. 83–92.


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