Giorgione, The Tempest

ca 1505-10 Giorgione, The Tempest (year)
– oil on canvas- 2′ 7″ x 2′ 4 3/4″ Giorgione, The Tempest (materials/size)
-Galleria dell’ Accademia, Venice-“Ut Pictura Poesis” As is painting so is poetry allegory that speaks about life itself – the entity -female – the source of life and then the water-underneath the male was a standing nude woman-the thunderstorm is the force of nature that is unstoppable » nature is the most powerful force on earth-time -ruin on the left hand side-tree is also a symbol of life-she is looking at you directly » you are directly involved immediately Giorgione, The Tempest (description)