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This is where Tintoretto was born just a 100 feet away from the Madonna dell’Orto. Waldemar Januszczak, The Renaissance Unchained III: Silk, Sex and Sin, BBC 2016
Tintoretto … built his career as a proto rock star. I suspect Tintoretto was a very smart, charismatic, strongwilled, pigheaded, cocky opportunist. David Bowie
Venice’s most devoted and rebellious painter: his name is Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto. Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice, Sky Arts 2020
Tintoretto’s style and the way he gained his commissions were at the same time unorthodox and innovative. He was a visionary. ibid.
He produced over 300 painting in his lifetime most of which are still in the city. ibid.
Tintoretto was born in the heart in the city. ibid.
‘His style was famously fast and furious.’ ibid. expert