Title: Bacchus and Ariadne
Artist: Titan (Tiziano Vecellio)
Year: c. 1520 – 1523
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Period: High Renaissance
Style/Genre: Mythological Painting
Notes & Analysis of the Artwork
The blue (San Juan) exudes connection.
- Worn by two of the female figures, enclosing Bacchus.
- Bacchus’s wants to create a positive change.
- Conveys movement and transition.
The purple (Dolphin) represents eternal love and femininity.
- Shown in the female figure towards the right.
- Stand alone, brings forth the meaning of eternal love.
The rose pinks (Copper Rust & My Pink) show the spotlight and home in on love.
- The main color in the painting.
- Covering Bacchus shows he is immersed in love.
- One with the movement of the painting.
- The connection between Bacchus and Ariadne.
- Deep Red shows hurt and vulnerability.
- Bright rose shows acceptance and offers.
The brown w/gold undertones (Bull Shot) deliver friendship and openness.
- Bold and open, like Bacchus confessing his love.
- Shown in the right half of the image, immersed by the friends.
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