Pope Paul III and his Grandsons

Artist: Titian

Year: 1546

Pope Paul III and his Grandsons is an oil painting done by the Italian artist Titian between the year of 1545 and 1546. In the painting Pope Paul III is quite old and fragile and sitting on the chair and two of his grandsons Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma is knelling toward him might be to express or hearing something from his grandfather and the other Alessandro, who is standing behind and staring to the viewers, seems to distracting and indifferent to their conversation. The heavy rich and dark brownish curtain in the background express that they are communicating in the apprehensive situation. The painting, which is called to the “psychological art”, is now located in the Gallerie di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy.

Source/Photographer: The York Project:10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei