Titan | Sacred and Profane Love

Titan | Sacred and Profane Love

Lé Arts Salon


Title: Sacred and Profane Love (Amor Sacro and Amor Profano)
Artist: Titan (Tiziano Vecellio)
Year: 1514
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Period: High Renaissance
Style/Genre: Allegorical Paintings

Notes & Analysis of the Artwork

The Coral (Raw Sienna) presents warmth and optimism.

  • Blends with others or produce a welcoming and warm presence.
  • In connection with white, tells the spirit of love.

The White w/grey undertones (Sisal) deliver innocence and purity.

  • The embodiment of “profane love”.
  • The beginning of purity, the presence of innocence.

The Green’s presence (Judge Gray) blends the painting’s cohesiveness.

  • The dark tone tells of royalty and importance.
  • Adds luxury and refinement to the background.

The Gold (Kumera) shows strength and the omnipotence of religion.

  • Tells of the wealth and prestige of the figure.
  • Presents confidence.

The –Dark Burgundy– tells of passion, energy, and sexiness.

  • The embodiment of “sacred love”.
  • Red attached to the nude, delivers sexiness.
  • Spiritual and sexual desires.

HEX, RGB, & CMYK Color Coding below! HEX | R-G-B | CMYK

Raw Sienna: #cd744d | 205 – 116 – 77 | 0, 43, 62, 20
Sisal: #cdc6b3 | 205 – 198 – 179 | 0, 3, 13, 20
Judge Gray: #4d472f | 77 – 71 – 47 | 0, 8, 39, 70
Kumera: #996e29 | 153 – 110 – 41 | 153, 110, 41, 1
Dark Burgundy: #7b1206 | 123 – 18 – 6 | 0, 85, 95, 52

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