Tiziano Vecellio, La Sapienza, c. 1560, oil on canvas
For the exhibition 'Tizians Frauenbild' (5 October 2021 - 16 January 2022) at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien, Factum Foundation carried out the recording of Titian’s La Sapienza (c. 1560) at the Biblioteca Marciana. The painting was recorded on June 16th in Venice using composite photography by Gabriel Scarpa, with the aim of producing a facsimile that will be on display on the vaulted ceiling while the original will be in Wien for the exhibition.
Gabriel Scarpa recording the colour of Titian's La Sapienza © Ferdinand Saumarez Smith for Factum Foundation
The facsimile in Factum's workshop © Factum Foundation
The facsimile installed in the ceiling © courtesy of Biblioteca Marciana