Tintoretto vs Leonardo Del Vecchio

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Renaissance Painter
Net worth 2018
$22.33 Billion
Renaissance Painters
Industry
Fashion and Retail
Venice, Italy
Residence
Milan, Italy
Italian
Country
Italy
29/09/1518
BirthDay
22/05/1935
May 31, 1594
Died On
Children
6
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

A recent research revealed that the painting ‘The Embarkation of St Helena in the Holy Land’ which was wrongly attributed to painter Andrea Schiavone till 2012 was actually a work of Tintoretto as one of the three paintings of a series illustrating the saga of ‘St Helena And The Holy Cross’

1594

On May 31, 1594 he died and was buried beside his darling daughter Marietta in the ‘Madonna dell'Orto’ church

1592

His later works contained more mysterious and darker displays exemplified by one of his masterpieces, the ‘Last Supper’ that he worked on from 1592 to 1594 for the church of ‘San Giorgio Maggiore’

1588

A miniature sketch of the colossal painting that was offered by him as a proposal is at the ‘Louvre Museum’ in Paris and work on the main painting was initiated sometime in 1588 after receiving commission

1578

Some of them are ‘Three Graces and Mercury’ (1578), ‘Espousal of St Catherine to Jesus’ (from 1581 to 1584), ‘Queen of the Sea’ (from 1581 to 1584) and ‘Capture of Zara from the Hungarians in 1346 amid a Hurricane of Missiles’ (from 1584 to 1587)

1577

In this pursuit, in November 1577 he placed a proposal of producing three paintings in a year with a yearly rate of 100 ducats which was granted

1565

He worked for the confraternity building of the ‘Scuola Grande di San Rocco’ from 1565 to 1567 and later from 1575 to 1588 creating several pieces for its ceilings and walls

1560

Probably during 1560 he executed several paintings for the re-embellishment of the ‘Doge's Palace’ including a portrait of Girolamo Priuli, the then doge

1550

He married Faustina de Vescovi in 1550 and the couple probably had seven children- two boys and five girls

1546

In 1546 he worked in the church ‘Madonna dell’Orto’ and produced three prominent paintings, ‘Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple’, ‘Last Judgment’ and ‘Worship of the Golden Calf’

1545

Two such paintings are ‘The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes’ that he worked on from 1545 through 1550 and ‘Susanna and the Elders’ from 1555 to 1556

1539

From around 1539 he began working independently as a painter

1533

When the young Jacopo started scribbling and sketching the walls of the dyer, his knack for drawing was noticed by his father who sometime around 1533 took him to the famous painter Titian

1518

He was born sometime in late September or early October, 1518 in Venice as the eldest son of a cloth dyer ( also called a tintore) Giovanni Battista Robusti among twenty-one children

2018

As of January 2018, Del Vecchio was estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $21

2003

They went looking for more retail companies, acquiring Sydney-based OPSM in 2003, Pearle Vision in 2004, Surfeyes in 2006, and Cole National in 2004

1990

The listing enhanced the company’s ability to acquire other brands, starting with Italian brand Vogue in 1990, Persol and US Shoe Corporation (LensCrafters) in 1995, Ray-Ban in 1999 and Sunglass Hut, Inc

1988

A licensing deal with the designer Giorgio Armani was settled in 1988

1981

In 1981 the company set up its first international subsidiary, in Germany

1974

In 1974, he acquired Scarrone, a distribution company

1967

In 1967, he started selling complete eyeglass frames under the Luxottica brand, and in 1971 he entered the contract manufacturing business

1961

So in 1961 he moved to Agordo in the province of Belluno, which is home to most of the Italian eyewear industry

1947

9 billion, making him the second richest man in Italy, and the 47th richest person in the world

1935

Leonardo Del Vecchio was born in 1935 in Milan, Italy, to an impoverished family