Bridgewater Titians

Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1598)Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1598) Perseus & AndromedaPerseus & Andromeda Queen Elizabeth I as Diana and Pope Gregory XIII as CallistoQueen Elizabeth I as Diana and Pope Gregory XIII as Callisto Charles I, 1600 - 1649. Reigned 1625 - 1649Charles I, 1600 - 1649. Reigned 1625 - 1649 Diana and Callisto, by Peter Paul Rubens, after TitianDiana and Callisto, by Peter Paul Rubens, after Titian Philippe, Duke of Orléans, 1674 - 1723. Regent of FrancePhilippe, Duke of Orléans, 1674 - 1723. Regent of France Bridgewater House Gallery, 1900Bridgewater House Gallery, 1900 Titians at the National Gallery of ScotlandTitians at the National Gallery of Scotland Girl Holding Her FootGirl Holding Her Foot SabineSabine

From Madrid to Edinburgh: How Titian’s two masterpieces came to Scotland

Titian’s Diana and Actaeon and Diana and Callisto are amongst the most widely admired and influential of all Italian Renaissance paintings.

They were painted in Venice in the 1550s for King Philip II of Spain, then the most powerful monarch in the world.

This eTour traces some key moments in the history of the paintings, from their creation to their current position as two of the greatest paintings on display at the Scottish National Gallery.

Go to the Titians Secured section for the latest news about these works.

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Diana and Actaeon by Titian (Tiziano Vecellio)