Tintoretto was born in Venice, Italy on September 29, 1518. Countries in Europe were still following the ways of the Renaissance in the sixteenth century. Unfortunately, his family was on the lower end of the social class. Early on, Tintoretto lived in a lifestyle of poverty. He was the eldest child of 21 children in his family. As he grew up, in the city of Venice Italy, he spent most of his life inside his workshop. The workshop was originally an unknown Venetian station that would grow unbelievably as fast as Tintoretto himself. Lifestyle would become much better once popular. He spent most of his life in his own hometown of Venice, Italy in the bosom of his family. Tintoretto was taken in and trained inside a Venetian workshop following the 1530's. His shop would be become legendary since it’s where most of his portraits were created. Briefly trained with Titian as an apprentice, worked for Scuola di S.
Rocco 1539 and became a member in 1565, had no regular kind of education because of social class. Somehow, he knew the work of Venice's prominent painters though. Tintoretto was legendary when it came to his paintings. Several works Tintoretto himself created were: Miracle of the Slave, The Origin of the Milky Way, Last Supper, Christ Washing the Disciples’ Feet, and The Siege of Asola. Unlike Titian, Tintoretto did not make a decision between certain patrons. Instead of leaning towards foreign clients, he tried to fulfill nearby demands. One ism is naturalism. In most of Tintoretto’s paintings, from mountains to trees to bright textures, several signs of classicism pop up. This ism is mostly shown because of how he followed Titian as a child. Another ism is classicism. He demonstrates this ism by including lots of castles and older man made items like monuments.