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Renaissance art: When the largest altarpiece in Venice was unveiled

May 19, On This Day Titian’s elevation to mastery Over 5 centuries ago on this day — May 19, 1518 — Italian Renaissance artist Titian’s masterpiece, the Assumption of the Virgin or Frari Assumptio, was unveiled as a large altarpiece panel at the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari or Frari church in Venice....