This oil on panel creation measures cm by cm and is housed today in the large alter space of the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice. Titian was a famous Renaissance artist and Assumption of the Virgin was his first major piece of commissioned work. After this painting he became one of the most influential artists in Venice. Assumption of the Virgin, was a revolutionary work of art, in that it completely broke with tradition and artistic boundaries. We see a brightly coloured painting, with larger than life characteristics, with the blessed Virgin appearing twisted and ethereal to the Apostles who stand below her gazing upwards.
Assumption of the Virgin by Titian. The Assumption of the Virgin or Assanta in Italian by Titian is the considerably the best production of the holy instance of assumption by any artist. It is one of the important churches in Venice and is solely dedicated to The Assumption. The church also holds possession on other big art pieces such as St. After that she was taken to the heaven with her body soul by god himself — a very similar idea which could be found in many stories of Hindu mythology. Many artists have tried to depict the holy instance in the most divine and accurate ways to balance between the divinity of the subject and also the earthly elements. From Pierre Puget to Donatello many big artists from renaissance have tried their hand upon the subject.
The Assumption of the Virgin or Frari Assumption is a large altarpiece panel painting in oils by the Italian Renaissance artist Titian , painted in — It remains in the position it was designed for, on the high altar of the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari or Frari church in Venice. It is the largest altarpiece in the city, with the figures well over life-size, necessitated by the large church, with a considerable distance between the altar and the congregation.