|A maze of narrow streets and waterways|
--even Venice loses much of its charm when it rains.
|Virgin and Child Flanked by St John the Baptist and St Anthony Abbot, 1490s, Jacopo de Barbari|
|King Neptune is likely just a fanciful decoration.|
|For orientation purposes, start at San Marcos on this and |
Barbari's map in comparing the two.
|Portrait of Hendrik |
(the peaceful) Graaf
1507, Jacopo de Barbari.
|Portrait of Luca Pacioli, ca. 1500, Jacopo de' Barbari. The artist's work|
fits much more neatly into German traditions of portrait painting than those of the Italians. Notice the cut-glass
|Still-Life with Partridge and Gauntlets, 1504, Jacopo de' Barbari,|
considered the first fool-the-eye still-life since the time of
|Allegory, (verso) Portrait of a Man, |
1497-1500, Jacopo de Barbari.
While in Venice, the artist seems
to have had a sideline of erotic
art. The title, for some unknown
reason, seems to ignore the feminine
element of his so-called "Allegory."