‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
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A look at Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s ‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’

‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
Vincenzo Camuccini’s “The Death of Julius Caesar,” circa 1798, shows the emperor being attacked in the senate by a group of conspirators. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
Giuseppe Cesari’s “Archangel Michael and the Rebel Angels,” circa 1592-93, was part of Scottish gallery founder Archibald McLellan’s collection. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
The Virgin Mary stands with head bowed at the apparition of the Angel of the Annunciation in Sandro Botticelli’s “The Annunciation,” circa 1489.  (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
Corlo Dolci’s painting of Salome with the head of John the Baptist, circa 1681-85. The saint’s head is believed to be a self-portrait of Dolci. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
“Landscape of St Jerome” by Domenico Zampieri, circa 1610, shows a saint seated and writing on a scroll while facing a lion. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
“Christ and the Adulteress,” circa 1508-10, illustrates how Titian came to be known as the master of optical naturalism. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
‘Botticelli, Titian and Beyond’
The gracefully poised “Virgin and Child” by Giovanni Bellini, Titian’s teacher, is not in the best physical condition. (Santa Barbara Museum of Art)
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