Abundant Harvest and Fishing for Trouble


h, Jacopo, if you had my drawing and I had your color, I would defy the devil himself to enable Tit-ian, Raphael, and the rest to make any show beside us, " exclaimed Tintoretto as he discussed contemporary painting with his friend Jacopo da Ponte, known as Bassano for his hometown Bassano del Grappa, near Venice. At the foot of the Alps and surrounded by… (More)