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Brotherhoods lent stability to religious and civic life. These wealthy institutions also commissioned paintings.
As it recesses, Tintoretto’s strange space collapses time. No wonder Saint Mark multiplies.
Who gets the girl? This event may be sacred, but Raphael treats us to a very human performance.
Mantegna was fascinated by perspective. His radical foreshortening and realism focus attention on Christ’s wounds.