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Self-portrait of Jacopo Tintoretto, 1544-55
The son of a cloth-dyer (hence the nickname “Tintoretto” or “little dyer”), Jacopo Robusti had a reputation as a wily self-promoter, but was also known as a man of deep faith who saved some of his best work for those who could not afford to pay for it.

© Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art